Student@Tennessee for January 23, 2014

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New Student Union Is Taking Shape

Construction on the new Student Union is progressing well and on schedule. The six-story structure has been formed from steel, and workers are pouring the concrete floors. A new pedestrian bridge connecting to the Hill will open by this fall.

UT Police Department Investigating Auto Thefts on Campus

UT Police Department is investigating several recent motor vehicle thefts that have occurred on campus. They appear to be related, and all involve early- to mid-2000s models of GMC Sierras and Chevrolet Silverados. 

Students Offer Quick Tips for Energy Efficiency in College

Four environmentally conscious UT students have one big idea: to create a more energy-efficient campus by raising awareness and inspiring individual action. Watch their video with quick tips on how you can be more energy efficient in your every day life. 


Congratulations to Fall 2013 Dean's List Students

Congratulations to all the students achieved the dean's list last semester. See who made the list here.


Vote for the Library's Next Star!

Visit the UT Libraries Facebook page and help choose who will star in the library's next READ poster. More than 100 students dropped by the campus libraries to have their pictures taken. Voting continues through Wednesday.

Black Issues Conference Registration Closes Tomorrow

Registration closes at 5:00 p.m. tomorrow for the ninth annual Black Issues Conference, Scandal-LESS: Managing Crisis in Our Community. The event will be held February 1. 

Student Alumni Associates Offering Big Orange Birthday Bash

Help your friends celebrate a birthday or other special occasion with a personalized birthday cake from the Student Alumni Associates. The SAA will deliver the cake or giant cookie to their residence hall, for only $20. 

Jobs & Internships

Warner Music Group Internship
Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, New York, and Salt Lake City
Warner Music Group is looking for interns for summer 2014. This internship provides experience at one of the top music companies in the industry, and provides on-the-job training with interns shadowing industry professionals. Click here to apply. 

General Motors Engineering Summer Internship
Southeast Michigan

General Motors accepting applications for summer interns. GM needs students in powertrain controls, power electronics, electric motor design and controls, and battery design and controls. Click here to apply.

For more information on these and other jobs and internships, log in to Hire-a-VOL via MyUTK.

Graduate Students

Arts and Sciences Advising Services Graduate Assistantship

The College of Arts and Sciences Advising Services graduate assistantship is a twenty-hour-per-week position and requires a two-year commitment. Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in an arts and sciences discipline. Contact Melissa Parker.

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See You There

Student Government Association Election Interest Meeting

Thursday, 7:00 p.m., UC Shiloh Room
SGA will hold a meeting for all interested candidates and executive committee members to explain pre-election procedures. This is an opportunity to learn more about SGA and how to get involved in the election process. 

Student InVOLvement Fair and Vol Night Long

Friday, 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., TRECS
The Campus Entertainment Board will host the Spring Student InVOLvement Fair and Vol Night Long, offering student organizations the opportunity to showcase their members. The event will also feature exotic animals, inflatables, free food, and other activities. 

Staged Reading with Visiting Playwright John Lazarus

Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Art and Architecture Building Room 109
Join a staged reading of Sex with Feminists, a new as-yet-unproduced play by John Lazarus. It will be performed by Master of Fine Arts acting students in the Theatre Department. Lazarus also will answer questions about his work. 

McClung Museum Civil War Lecture Series: Soldiers' Stories

Sunday, 2:00 p.m., McClung Museum 
This month's lecture, "Soldiers' Stories," will discuss soldiers stationed in Knoxville during the Civil War between 1861 and 1865. The lecture will be given by Joan Markel, Civil War curator, McClung Museum.

The Consciousness of the Dead as a Philosophical Problem in Early China

Monday, 3:30 p.m., Hodges Library Room 605
Paul R. Goldin, Professor of Chinese Thought at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss how many passages from ancient Chinese literature attest to the widespread belief in ghosts. 

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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