UT Physicist will hold a Q&A at Regal Downtown West after the premier of “Particle Fever,” a documentary on the Large Hadron Collider.
Ediobong Ebiefung–a UT senior–was one of 40 U.S. students chosen to participate in the 2014 Humanity in Action Fellowship, departing for Amsterdam at the end of May. Ebiefung applied as a sophomore and was not selected, but claims that after his foreign experience and studying abroad, he wanted to try again with help from the Honors program, Global Studies, and the Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships. While he may not know the specifics of his trip currently, Ebiefung is mostly excited to explore the Netherlands, and to get to know other students selected for this fellowship.
The University of Tennessee student senate has recently approved the Big Orange Orchard Resolution. Neil Brown, a current senior in chemical engineering, and UT alumnus Chris Weller are working together to implement a series of permaculture, edible forest gardens on campus. “I envision a UT where students can pick fresh, naturally grown fruits and nuts [...]
Dr. Stacy Clark of the U.S. Forest Services, spoke at Friday’s installment of the UT Science Forum on “American Chestnut Restoration: Can We Bring Back the Mighty Giant.” Her presentation highlighted current efforts being made to restore the large tree. The American chestnut was once one of the most important trees within its growth range, stretching from [...]
What happens when you wish upon a cure? Campus organizations and community organizers gathered in Circle Park to find out. Relay for Life held a fundraising event on April 11, in Circle Park at The University of Tennessee from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Campus organizations, fraternities, sororities and community organizations gathered to help raise [...]
A roundtable was held at the Howard Baker Center Auditorium on Thursday, April 10, discussing women in politics. Guest speakers included Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero, Melanie Hughes (University of Pittsburgh), Tracy Osborn (University of Iowa), Jana Morgan (UTK), Leslie Schwindt-Bayer (Rice University), and Sarah Fulton (Texas A&M), all discussing reasons why women are just now starting to rise in politics. One reason used by almost every speaker was because women are more risk-averse, thus the women encourages all who are interested in politics to get involved now.
On Wednesday, April 9, MESA hosted the event, “Syria: The Forgotten Revolution,” where guest speaker Dr. Jaber Hassan spoke about what he has seen in his visits over the past three years. Growing up in Syria, Dr. Hassan compared the Syria he knew then, and the Syria he can’t believe now, impounding the importance of the humanitarian crisis in Syria. Daniel Sakaan–UT junior and MESA officer–hopes that by spreading the word of this increasing humanitarian crisis, it may someday soon come to an end.
The University of Tennessee Student Government Association presented pizza and politics Thursday night as the UTK College Democrats and College Republicans took a stance on foreign affairs, abortion, same-sex marriage, the Tennessee tax code and more.
Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures is sponsoring a mini world cup soccer tournament this Wednesday at the Regal Soccer Stadium.
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