The Ready for the World Café kicks off its spring season February 26 with a tour of Italy. Reservations are now being taken for the seven luncheons, which will run through April 23.
Faculty and staff are invited to make plans now to attend several special Faculty Appreciation events next week.
Registration for the 65th annual Wildflower Pilgrimage begins Saturday, February 14. Each year, more than 700 people from more than thirty-five states and beyond descend on the Great Smoky Mountains as spring flora color the forest with flowers and vibrant spring migratory birds return to their summer home.
Chef and restaurant owner Tim Love, a 1994 graduate of UT’s Haslam College of Business, returned to campus on Wednesday, February 11, to talk with students about entrepreneurship and to receive an Accomplished Alumnus Award.
Have you updated your chemical inventory? The university’s effort to annually update the chemical inventory is now underway. Please ensure that your lab or workplace’s inventory of any hazardous materials is submitted to the Office of Environmental Health and Safety by Monday, March 2.
As President’s Day approaches, UT Journalism Professor Michael Martinez is busy studying US commanders-in-chief through the lens of the White House photographers. Martinez is working on a book looking at the public’s memory of US presidents as portrayed through these photographs.
Turns out we may have more in common with crocodiles than we’d ever dream. According to research by a UT psychology professor, crocodiles think surfing waves, playing ball, and going on piggyback rides are fun, too.
A record number of students turned out for the spring Engineering Expo. All told, 427 students visited with potential employers and lined up more than 700 interviews for paid internship and co-op positions from the fifty-six companies in attendance.
Thanks and congratulations to the many students, faculty, and staff who helped the 2014–15 Campus Chest campaign exceed its goal. The Knoxville-area campaign raised $624,918, which is 101 percent of its goal of $620,000.
To recognize and thank faculty, “trailblazers” is the theme of 2015 Faculty Appreciation Week, to be held February 16–20. The week will include several special events for faculty and staff, including specially priced tickets for the men’s basketball game on Saturday, February 14, and the women’s basketball game on Thursday, February 19.