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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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Architecture to host open house for potential majors

The College of Architecture will be hosting an open house at he UT Art and Architecture Building on Friday, October 11th. The event will begin at 2:00 p.m. and feature talks from faculty members and department chairs. The programs represented include Architecture, Interior Design, and Landscape Architecture, all of which are the highest rated programs [...]

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Lead Sheet of ‘Tennessee Waltz’ given to Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

US Senator Lamar Alexander and his wife, in addition to three other couples- Ashley and Lew Conner, Denise and Steve Smith, and Colleen and Ted Welch, have given the original manuscript of “Tennessee Waltz” to the University of Tennessee. This gracious gift is to be displayed in the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center.   Lamar [...]

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College of Communication & Information opens doors to interested students

On Wednesday, Sept. 25 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. the College of Communication Open House in which the college will be helping students turn their interests and passions into careers. This open house is not only for students interested in Journalism or Communication, but also for students who want to make the most of [...]

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Annual Tennessee vs. Florida blood drive still too close to call

As Butch Jones and Will Muschamp were respectively preparing this week for the always-anticipated rivalry game, students and staff on each campus were competing in the annual Tennessee vs. Florida blood drive. For over twelve years now, Knoxville’s MEDIC Regional Blood Center has set up shop on campus during Tennessee-Florida week to take blood donations [...]

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Job Fair educates on proper interview skills

Vols always help Vols, and that does not change after you graduate. Katie Gillman, a UT graduate who has been a recruiter from Enterprise holdings for 9 years, held a workshop designed to teach students how to interact with employees in a career fair setting on Thursday in preparation for the upcoming job fair next [...]

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