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UTLSI committee makes the case for reinstatement

The University of Tennessee Lead Summer Institute held its forum, “What’s Next UT?” Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Haslam Business Building. This past summer funding for the UTLSI program was cut and recent graduates of the program were told that they would be the last.

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UT Science Forum hosts Mars researcher

For the past two years, a small laboratory rover has been digging, sifting, and inspecting the surface of Mars in an attempt to understand what it would have been like to walk on the planet 3.5 billion years ago.

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Opnion: Could the Vols be fresh meat for Red Wolves?

No one is giving the Arkansas State Red Wolves any chance to win the game Saturday; if you look closer at the numbers, the Vols are looking more like the underdogs.

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5 things to check out this week (8/24-8/31)

Here’s five things to check out this week around UT and Knoxville.

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Biscuit festival celebrates fifth year in downtown Knoxville

Cold weather and a rainy forecast didn’t stop biscuit lovers from coming down to the fifth annual International Biscuit Festival from May 15-18 in downtown Knoxville.  The festival held competitions in four biscuit categories including savory biscuits, sweet biscuits, special biscuits and student biscuits.  The winners were: Special and Grand Champion of the Southern Biscuit Flour Biscuit [...]

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UT aviation professor baffled by missing airplane, offers theories

Last Saturday, March 8, Malaysia Airlines flight 370 lost contact with air traffic control nearly an hour after takeoff and has since been missing. One week later, the fate of the flight remains a mystery as several theories have been dispelled or are yet to be proven legitimate. University of Tennessee research professor of Aviation [...]

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UTK hosts first Safe Spring Break program

With spring break fast approaching, this week marked the University of Tennessee’s first Safe Spring Break event put on by Safety, Environment and Education Center (S.E.E.) staff and VOLS 2 VOLS peer educators. Throughout the week S.E.E. has partnered with the UT counseling center, UTPD, two graduate students from college student personnel and two graduate [...]

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UT researchers address refugee education issues

The University of Tennessee’s Center for the Study of Youth and Political Conflict  is conducting research intended to improve educational success of refugees in the United States. Within the last 30 years, nearly three million refugees have resettled in the states. Last year 170 refugees were placed in Knoxville, and many were children in need [...]

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Jazz Festival’s music heats up campus

Faculty and students alike heard the sound of a fire alarm during afternoon workshops at the 1st Annual Jazz Festival in the Alumni Memorial Building on the UT Campus, but it did not stop the musical fun for very long. A small camera had caught on fire on the upper floor of the Alumni Memorial [...]

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UT to host National Music Conference

The University of Tennessee will feature the 2014 Joint Regional Conference of The College Music Society Southern Chapter and Mid-Atlantic Chapter, and the Association of Technology in Music Instruction in the  Natalie L. Haslam Music Center from Thursday, Feb. 13 to Saturday, Feb. 15. “The University of Tennessee School of Music is pleased to host [...]

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