Vehicles carrying hazardous materials are a part of everyday traffic in the modern world, with 1.2 million shipments a day in the United States alone. Most drivers aren’t aware of this—until something goes awry.
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Tom Rowland, mayor of the City of Cleveland, penned a letter in the Cleveland Daily Banner welcoming UT students in the Smart Cities Initiative to Cleveland.
There are buzzers, eliminations, and fierce competition. But there is no football, and certainly no calculators, in this bowl. The UT–Pro2Serve Math Contest, hosted by UT on Thursday, November 6, will award ten bright students each a $6,000 annual scholarship to UT.
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will host a lecture by nationally known expert Barney L. Lipscomb on Wednesday, October 22.
UT Students are part of a project that provides planning and economic development assistance to distressed communities.
Rich Middlemas, film producer and UT graduate, will hold a discussion on his 2011 Oscar-winning documentary film Undefeated.
On average, phones in the Human Resources Call Center ring about 20,000 times a year—or seventy-seven times a day—and callers frequently have questions about benefits, retirement, policies, and employment. Dan Trentham leads the center, and chances are he’ll be the one who answers when you call.
Did you know that East Tennessee is one of the most active seismic zones in the country? This morning more than 2.6 million people participated in The Great Central US ShakeOut to encourage earthquake preparedness. As part of the ShakeOut, the Office of Emergency Management urges you to take a moment to learn what to do should an earthquake impact campus.
UT has wrapped up its annual Big Orange Give online giving campaign. Alumni and friends helped the university more than triple the campaign goal by giving $766,330 online in one week.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek will be hosting all Knoxville-area employees for an exciting new spring event on Wednesday, April 8, called Picnic on the Plaza. The employee appreciation event on the Humanities Plaza and the Johnson Ward Pedestrian Walkway will feature lunch and plenty of fun activities. More details will be sent to all faculty and staff as the date gets closer. The upcoming Picnic on the Plaza will be held in place of the annual Fall Festival.