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.
World’s Fair Park was full with people and llamas alike for the inaugural Great Llama Race, coordinated by Casa De Sara, an international non-profit with headquarters in Knoxville. The event was held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and included a parade, costume contest, local entertainment and venders along with the foot race. The [...]
Currently held at the Wesley Foundation, co-curator Anna Golladay has brought multiple pieces from FaithMarks’ gallery for students to come see. The exhibit will be at the Wesley Foundation for roughly a week, according to Golladay, Golladay says that FaithMarks brings to life the representation of spirituality through body art. Christianity is not the only tattoo art displayed through FaithMarks, so Golladay welcomes anyone who has any form of spiritual tattoo art to submit a photo to the FaithMarks website.
In the last three years, Syria has faced a humanitarian crisis that still dominates the country, and the death toll of the revolution continues to climb. The University of Tennessee’s Middle Eastern Student Association plans to educate UT students on this situation through the talk, “The Forgotten Revolution,” which will be Wednesday, April 9 at 7 p.m. in the [...]
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