Noriko J. Horiguchi, an associate professor in the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, gave a book talk last week at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Horiguchi’s talk was based on her 2011 book, Women Adrift: The Literature of Japan’s Imperial Body.
UT’s Howard Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy celebrates its tenth anniversary this year with an exhibit and several high-profile speakers and events this fall. Former Senator Richard Lugar of Indiana will deliver the Ashe Lecture on August 27, and journalist and author Tom Brokaw will give the Baker Distinguished Lecture on November 13.
ore than 1,800 UT Knoxville employees joined Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek for lunch yesterday at a start-of-the-semester picnic in Circle Park. The lunch provided an opportunity for employees to unwind before the fall semester officially kicks off tomorrow.
The News Sentinel featured a cooking competition between students in the UT Culinary Program and professional chefs. Read the story here.
UT students return to campus this week to the opening of two new academic facilities—the John D. Tickle Engineering Building and the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center. It’s been sixty-four years since two all-new academic facilities greeted students for a new school year.