Phi Kappa Phi plans memorial lecture
Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 10:15 am
The University of Tennessee at Martin’s Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society chapter will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28, in Watkins Auditorium of the Boling University Center, for the Muriel Tomlinson Memorial Lecture. This year’s Muriel Tomlinson lecturer is Dr. Alice-Catherine Carls, UT Martin professor of history. Her presentation is titled “The Holocaust as a Laboratory for the Historian.”
The Muriel Tomlinson Lecture is an annual event honoring the memory of Dr. Tomlinson, a member of Phi Kappa Phi who died in 1976. A distinguished professor is chosen each year to give this lecture.
A question and answer session and reception will be held following the lecture, which is free and open to the public. Dr. Mary Lee Hall, dean of the college of education health and behavioral sciences and Phi Kappa Phi president, will preside over the event.
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi was founded more than 100 years ago and is America’s oldest all-discipline college honor society. It awards more than $700,000 each year to outstanding members for further academic study. UT Martin outstanding juniors and seniors will be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi on April 9.
For more information, contact Mary Carpenter, UT Martin Paul Meek Library director, at 881-7070 or firstname.lastname@example.org.