UT will host a national music conference February 13-15 that will draw music educators, scholars, students, composers, and professionals from around the nation. It will include a keynote address by famous jazz trumpeter Doc Severinsen, the longtime band leader of The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and a Grammy Award winner. The Joint Regional Conference of the
Baoshan Huang, professor of civil and environmental engineering, was interviewed live on Sirius XM Radio’s “Road Dog Trucking News” with Mark Willis. Huang discussed the recent traffic chaos in Atlanta caused by the extreme cold weather and snowstorm in the area. He explained both traditional and the latest winter maintenance technologies used to minimize negative
In honor of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, UT’s McClung Museum will feature several Olympic-themed bronzes of speed skaters and figure skaters from the museum’s Joseph B. Wolffe Collection. The display, which goes up today, the first day of Winter Olympics competition, will be on view through February 24.
Justin Angsuwat, a lead human resource business partner at Google, will be on campus on Thursday, February 27, to speak about Google and his career that led him there. The event, free and open to the public, begins at 11:00 a.m. in the Cox Auditorium. It is hosted by UT’s Society of Human Resource Management.
This annual celebration gives us a chance to celebrate the impact our faculty have in the classroom, in the laboratory, and in the community. Faculty and staff can still RSVP for several special events including a free luncheon workshop from the Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center, a performance of The Whipping Man at the Carousel
Fifteen teams from twelve East Tennessee high schools will compete at the fifth annual Tennessee High School Ethics Bowl on Saturday, February 8. The day-long competition is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy. The event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Knoxville Hotel in Downtown Knoxville. The opening remarks begin at 10:30 a.m., and
The Knoxville News Sentinel and Associated Press covered the election of George Pharr, professor of materials sciences, to the National Academy of Engineering. Pharr joined UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory in 1998 and was head of the materials science and engineering department for five years until 2011. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Rice