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Teenage Obesity, Solutions Addressed at This Week’s Science Forum

Obesity touches the lives of more than one-third of American children and teenagers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This week's Science Forum at UT will look at the obesity epidemic among adolescents and one program that's trying to help. Sarah Colby, assistant professor of nutrition at UT, will speak at noon on Friday, September 26, in Room C-D of Thompson-Boling Arena.


Sexual Assault and Misconduct Task Force Members and Meeting Announced

The university-wide Sexual Assault and Misconduct Task Force has been appointed and will begin a series of meetings to examine the critical issues involved in creating a responsive and comprehensive sexual assault and misconduct policy. The task force members encourage everyone with an interest in this issue to attend their meetings and provide feedback about the university's Interim Policy on Sexual Misconduct and Relationship Violence.


UT Engineers Team Up to Move Analog Brain Closer to Reality

Machine learning, the science that makes it possible for devices to "think" on their own, is taking the next step forward thanks to College of Engineering professors Jeremy Holleman and Itamar Arel.


UT to Celebrate International Education Week with Lecture by Noted Scholar

The Center for International Education will host its annual International Education Week September 22-26 with events that celebrate the diverse culture on campus and showcase the university's global initiatives.


College of Communication and Information to Celebrate Diversity Week

The College of Communication and Information will celebrate its Diversity and Inclusion Week September 22–25 with a keynote speech, an open forum, panels, and a diversity festival. Jose Aponte, director of the San Diego County Library System, will deliver the keynote address at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday, September 24, in the McClung Museum auditorium.


Inaugural Arab Cultural Fair, Academic Symposium Kick Off This Weekend

UT's inaugural Arab Cultural Fair and academic symposium kick off this weekend with museum displays of Arabic art and other cultural demonstrations.




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