Got a business idea but don’t know how to turn it into reality? Students, staff and faculty, and community members are invited to attend the fall 2013 Vol Court, which kicks off Tuesday, October 1. The program, which runs through November 5, provides budding entrepreneurs the tools to start and grow their businesses. The final
Peter Hoffman, a protector of intellectual property at the world’s largest aerospace company, received an Accomplished Alumni award yesterday. The 1984 graduate in the mechanical engineering master’s program was honored by the award, which recognizes notable alumni for their success and distinction within their field.
Honors and awards for the university’s faculty and graduate students.
Jean Kim, the first of four candidates for vice chancellor for student life, will hold a public forum from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, September 26, in the Ray Mears Room of Thompson-Boling Arena. Kim most recently served as the vice chancellor for student affairs and campus life at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Edward Hirsch, poet, author, and president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, will visit UT on Monday, September 30, to talk about applying for a Guggenheim Fellowship and give a poetry reading. His visit is part of the UT Humanities Center Lecture Series.
“Does Diversity Really Matter?” is the theme of this year’s Diversity and Inclusion Week, September 30 to October 3, hosted by the College of Communication and Information. The four-day event will feature panel discussions on a wide range of diversity and inclusion issues.
UT welcomes fans to campus this Saturday for the football game against the University of South Alabama. Kickoff is set for 12:21 p.m. EDT for the Volunteers’ game against the Jaguars. Gates open at 10:15 a.m. The SEC Network will televise the game.