Posts By: Rebekah Winkler

Game On: Students Rack Up Points in UT Professor’s “Gamed” Classroom

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Taking one of Brandon Horvath’s classes can be fun and games. That’s because Horvath, turf pathologist and plant sciences professor, has integrated elements typically found in games into two of his undergraduate courses, History and Impact of Turf Grasses and Turf Grass Pathology.

Partnerships that Make a Difference: Clifton M. Jones Student Leadership Conference and MLK Jr. Day of Service

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This annual conference gets students involved in interactive sessions focused on creating a leadership brand, leading in a diverse world, servant leadership, and social justice. That event is followed by a half-day of community service in the Knoxville area in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., where students experience first-hand some of the topics and issues discussed earlier in the day.

UT Launches Aerospace and Defense Business Institute

The Haslam College of Business, in partnership with the UT Office of Research and Engagement, has launched a new institute to better organize and build aerospace- and defense-related research, education, and training.

Annual Campus Chemical Inventory Campaign is Underway

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It is time to update chemical inventories on campus. If you use or store hazardous materials and have never submitted an inventory, visit the Environmental Health and Safety website for more information and guidance. If you have submitted an inventory in the past, please watch your e-mail for instructions for reporting your 2015 inventory.

Faculty Asked to Complete COACHE Survey

All tenured and nontenured instructional faculty will receive the COACHE workplace satisfaction survey to complete next week. Administered every three years, the survey is part of the university’s participation in the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Faculty will receive the survey via an email from COACHE.