R. J. Vogt, a Haslam Scholar and senior in the College Scholars program, has won a Princeton in Asia fellowship that will allow him to spend at least a year working at a bilingual newspaper in the country of Myanmar. Vogt, of Nashville will leave in August to work at the Myanmar Times, a weekly newspaper that is transitioning to a daily. He’ll be living in Yangon, the city formerly known as Rangoon.
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Employees of the Knoxville campus have improved their overall views about UT’s compensation and benefits, the competency of supervisors, and confidence in senior leadership. These are just some of the broad improvements in the 2014 Employee Engagement Survey results for the Knoxville campus.
Two administrators from Cleveland and Nashville, respectively, are the latest recipients of UT awards that recognize outstanding education leaders in the state.
UT Libraries and the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will host a Big Orange STEM Symposium for Tennessee high school and first-year college students on Saturday, April 18.
The dangers, intrigue and violence of medieval and early modern warfare and statecraft will be the focus of the twelfth annual Marco Symposium at UT from April 9 to 11.
Looking for spring landscaping tips? The landscaping experts at Facilities Services are hosting a workshop, Facilities Fundamentals: Helpful Tips for the DIY Gardener, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at the International House Great Room.
Is your office cluttered with old papers, books, and files? UT Recycling would like to take these and other paper recyclables off your hands. Beginning March 9, UT Recycling will hold its annual weeklong Paper Purge Party.
Thanks and congratulations to the many students, faculty, and staff who helped the 2014–15 Campus Chest campaign exceed its goal. The Knoxville-area campaign raised $624,918, which is 101 percent of its goal of $620,000.
Many Facilities Services teams routinely go beyond the call of duty in performing their jobs. To honor these employees, the department recently instituted its Exceptional Team Award.
The role of UT’s College of Engineering as a leader in advanced materials research got yet another boost recently as Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, or LIFT, officially opened its headquarters.