Posts By: Rebekah Winkler

Campus Updates

The campus closed at noon today due to inclement weather, but some campus services are open to students and staff.

Do You Know UT’s Inclement Weather Policy?


With the current threat of winter weather, the campus community is encouraged to take a few minutes review with the university’s inclement weather policy. Please note the ways that the university will notify you in the event of a closure or delay to the normal operating schedule.

Big Orange Love


Last month on social media the university asked Vol Nation for stories of Vols who got married on Rocky Top or proposed on the Hill. Your stories of #BigOrangeLove were overwhelming and remind everyone that all you need is love. And Rocky Top.

Annual Chemical Inventory Submission Deadline is Approaching


Have you updated your chemical inventory? The university’s effort to annually update the chemical inventory is now underway. Please ensure that your lab or workplace’s inventory of any hazardous materials is submitted to the Office of Environmental Health and Safety by Monday, March 2.

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


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


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.