Paul Rusesabagina, the real-life hero behind Hotel Rwanda, and Bree Newsome, the activist who removed the Confederate battle flag from the South Carolina State House, are among the speakers who will be at UT during February to celebrate Black History Month. In addition to hosting well-known speakers, other events will celebrate African American music, international
The Central Program Council is now the Campus Events Board, the Center for Student Engagement announced earlier this week.
The chronology of California’s battle for same-sex marriage will be performed at UT. A reading of 8, a play written by Dustin Lance Black, Academy Award-winning screenwriter of Milk, will be staged at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 5, at the Ula Love Doughty Carousel Theatre. The one-night event is free and open to the
The Safety, Environment, and Education Center will host “21 Days to Make a Good Habit,” a health fair showcasing ways for students to make healthy lifestyle changes, on Wednesday, February 29, in the University Center Ballroom. The goal of the event is to promote strategies for students to improve academic success by adopting healthy habits.
The man dubbed one of the most influential figures in the United States, Ralph Nader will speak on the University of Tennessee, Knoxville campus, at 7:30 p.m. on March 9 at the Cox Auditorium in the Alumni Memorial Building.
UT Knoxville students will perform and compete in this year’s Carnicus, a lighthearted spoof of the popular MTV show “Jersey Shore,” this weekend. This is the 81st year for Carnicus, a singing and drama competition among student groups presented by UT Knoxville’s All Campus Events.
Retired Gen. Wesley Clark will visit UT Knoxville on Tuesday, Feb. 9, to speak on war and the media. “An Evening with Wesley Clark” will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Cox Auditorium in Alumni Memorial Building. The event is free and open to the public.
Students will get UT Knoxville jumping this week with this year’s All-Sing competition, a campus tradition of more than 75 years. The 2010 All-Sing will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, and 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, in Cox Auditorium in the Alumni Memorial Building.
A march across campus, a speak-out session and a candlelight vigil will highlight Take Back the Night, an annual sexual assault awareness event at UT Knoxville at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29. The evening will begin with a march starting at the Pedestrian Walkway on the UT campus and ending at the University Center