As spring gets under way, it’s time to consider summer plans for kids. UT has many educational, active and interesting camps to offer.
Suzanne Lenhart, a professor of mathematics and a passionate advocate for women and other underrepresented groups in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, has been selected as a James R. Cox Professor.
The National Science Foundation is backing the work of a graduate student in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Thirty students have been selected to participate in the 2016 Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Program (SURIP). The program, administered by the Office of Undergraduate Research, pairs an undergraduate student with a faculty mentor to conduct research during the summer.
Prospective students, transfer students, community members, artists, families, and friends are all invited to the School of Art’s open house, 4:00–6:00 p.m. Friday, April 8, in the Art and Architecture Building.
The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life will begin at 6:00 p.m. Friday, April 8, and continue into the morning hours of Saturday at Humanities Plaza.
UT will celebrate Herman Melville’s life and work with a public lecture, film screening, panel discussion, and readings at the Melville Festival Thursday and Friday, April 7 and 8.
UT celebrates National Poetry Month this April with a look at some faculty writers who are making their mark on the region and the world.
UT will host the inaugural regional conference of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society on April 8 and 9. Among the topics discussed will be Improving the educational, health, personal, and professional outlooks for Native Americans.
Howard Hall addressed topics related to how real is the dirty bomb threat.
Students from the Haslam College of Business will host a Hands Across the Water 6K walk at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, April 10, in Circle Park.
President Barack Obama isn’t the only person taking advantage of loosened travel restrictions to Cuba. In December, George Drinnon and Andrew Seidler took eighteen students in the Haslam College of Business to Havana, Cuba to expose them to the challenges of business in a foreign environment.