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Todd Steed

UT College of Architecture and Design's Rana Abudayyeh and Jordan Goldstein, director of design at Gensler's Washington D.C. office, devised a compelling studio for UT students.  They sat down for a discussion on the challenges and rewards of this ambitious project.  

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Wayne Mason, Compost Operations Specialist, talks with Todd about unlocking the mysteries of composting and what the future holds for composting on campus. 

International Education Week carries on with a new online look. Rachel Rui from UT's Center for Global Engagement checks in from Shanghai to share details.  Many of next week's events are available to the general public.

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The research of University of Tennessee College of Law Professor Maurice Stucke is playing a role in the U.S. House Judiciary Committee’s investigation into whether tech companies like Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon have too much power in the marketplace.  Todd Steed sat down with professor Stucke to discuss this and his law class that focuses on competition. 



The EducationUSA Academy was created to provided high school students from outside the US with opportunities to learn about American higher education in an immersive residential program. The Academy includes college preparation classes, academic classes, admissions workshops, visits to a variety of college campuses, and cultural activities.

Assistant Professor Ingrid Ruffin discusses making the UT Libraries a welcoming and productive place for students.

Andrew Seidler of the Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships talks with Todd Steed about the mission of his office and the success of UT students applying for various scholarships. 

Author Nic Stone discusses her novel Dear Martin and her upcoming visit to Fulton High School.

Marianne Wanamaker, an associate professor of economics in the Haslam College of Business, has been named to the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board co-chaired by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump.

Wanamaker will join the CEOs of Apple, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Siemens USA, Visa, SAP America, Walmart, Lockheed Martin, and Home Depot as well as other private sector professionals, the governors of Iowa and Indiana, and leaders of education institutions and nonprofits.

Student, staff, and faculty writing and artwork have been published in a new book from UT Libraries, From the Remains: Reflections on “Station Eleven.”

The book contains the responses of select first-year students, staff, and faculty to the postapocalyptic novel Station Eleven, a 2014 finalist for the National Book Award and the Life of the Mind reading selection for members of UT’s Class of 2021.

Todd Steed talks with Robin Bedenbaugh, Brooks Clark and Anna Franklin about this project