Research Week 2017
The Office of Undergraduate Research and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, are pleased to sponsor the 8th annual Research Week April 17 – 21. This week celebrates and highlights undergraduate research and creative activities that take place across campus. We hope to see you at one of the many events and activities happening this week.
Events and Activities will be posted as they are scheduled so check back often.
Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement (EURēCA)
April 17-21; Hodges Library
The University of Tennessee offers undergraduates the opportunity to reach beyond the classroom to pursue the excitement of original research and creative projects. Every spring, the Office of Undergraduate Research and the Research & Engagement organizes the Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement (EURēCA) — a multi-day exhibition and performance event for students. See the full schedule of events for the 21st EURēCA at http://eureca.utk.edu/schedule-of-events/.
We want to see your school spirit in machine form! Bring your funniest, wackiest, and zaniest ideas to complete this Rube Goldberg-like challenge. Not sure what a Rube Goldberg is? Read more…
The campus finals will be Thursday, April 20 at Noon in the Hodges Library Commons.
Research Photo Contest
Campus Lab Tours
Research Week Kickoff
Monday, April 17, 4:30 pm; Hodges Library
Join us as we kick off the 21st annual EURēCA competition and the 8th annual Research Week in Hodges Library.
Baker Café: Climate Change & Social Justice
Tuesday, April 18, 1-2 pm, Baker Center
UT Jazz Big Band Concert
Tuesday, April 18, 8 pm, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
Ensemble concert by UT Jazz. Visit http://music.utk.edu/ for more information.
Distinguished Global Security Lecture: U.S.-Turkey Relationship: A Troubled Alliance?
Wednesday, April 19, 3-4 pm, Baker Center
The Baker Center presents Dr. Bulent Aliriza from the Center for Strategic & International Studies in Washington, D.C. Visit http://bakercenter.utk.edu/ for more information.
2017 Milton Klein Lecture in History
Thursday, April 20, 3:30-5 pm, Baker Center
Dr. Greg Grandin will give a talk entitled “The Empire of Necessity: Slavery in Herman Melville’s America.” A books signing and reception will follow the lecture. Dr. Grandin is the author of a number of prize-winning books. He has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize as well as the National Book Award. His lecture will be based on his recent book The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World, which won the Bancroft Prize in American History. This event is free and open to the public.
EURēCA Awards Ceremony
Thursday, April 20, 6 pm, McClung Museum Auditorium
Come celebrate the participants of the EURēCA event as we announce the winners.
EEB Seminar: Rachel Fovargue, UT
Friday, April 21, 3:30-4:45 pm, SERF Room 307
Rachel is a NSF Graduate Fellow and PhD candidate at University of Tennessee Knoxville, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Her research is focused on conservation planning decisions across marine and terrestrial ecosystems
UT Opera Theatre presents Ward’s The Crucible
Friday, April 21, 8 pm, Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay Street
Join the UT Opera Theatre for a performance of Ward’s The Crucible at the Bijou Theatre. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $5 for students with school ID and youth 18 and under. Visit the events site for more information.