Homecoming is a great time to celebrate Big Orange traditions. There are plenty of opportunities to participate in activities during Mean Green Meets Rocky Top Homecoming week which leads up to the UT vs. University of North Texas game on Saturday, November 14.
Three finalists have been named for the position of vice president for the Institute for Public Service. Interviews will begin on October 29 and conclude on November 3.
Steve Smith, dean of libraries, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Research Libraries at the Association’s October meeting. ARL is a nonprofit organization of 124 research libraries in the US and Canada.
UT’s Facilities Services Department recently held its second annual Pink Day to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The department held a bake sale to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Knoxville foundation.
The UT Symphony Orchestra will present the academic premiere of Knoxville: Summer of 2015, a musical sequel to Samuel Barber’s famous Knoxville: Summer of 1915, on October 30 at the Tennessee Theatre in downtown Knoxville. Several media outlets spoke to composer Ellen Reid about the project.
UT aerospace engineering senior Michael Holloway has been named a Tau Beta Pi laureate for 2015, one of just five students so honored across the United States this year.
A trio of students from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering recently got the chance to work with scientists from around the country on a process that might make it easier and less expensive to obtain rare earth elements.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek invites faculty and staff to meet with him during his open office hours throughout the day on Friday, November 6. Appointments must be arranged in advance. Please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by the close of business on Friday, October 30.
Gwyn Davies, an expert on Roman siege warfare, will discuss the Roman fort of Yotvata during a lecture on Tuesday, October 27. Davies, an associate professor of history at Florida International University, will speak at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the McClung Museum.
Chris Cherry spoke with Yahoo! News about adaptation of e-bikes in Asia.