Community News

Partnerships That Make a Difference: Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports

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This partnership with the Department of State and espnW empowers girls and women from developing nations using a sport, leadership, and planning curriculum that is developed, implemented, and evaluated by the Center for Sports, Peace, and Society. Through the partnership, girls and women are becoming social entrepreneurs, developing projects that raise awareness and call for change.

Partnerships That Make a Difference: Great Smoky Mountains National Park and UT

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UT’s partnership with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a unique and mutually beneficial relationship. This collaboration supports and enhances public access, appreciation, financial support, preservation and stewardship of the park, while providing essential educational, research, and service-learning opportunities for students and faculty.

Veterans Resource Team Offers Poppies to Wear

UT’s Veterans Resource Team will distribute 1,500 Buddy Poppies for faculty, staff, and students to wear the week of Memorial Day, May 25–29. Last year, the group gave out 1,000 poppies with more than 500 additional requests.

3D-Printed Car on Display at Orange and White Game

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More than 60,000 people attended the Orange and White Game on Saturday, April 25, at Neyland Stadium. Some of those visitors also checked out the Shelby Cobra 3D-printed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Facilities Services to Move to Sutherland Avenue in 2016

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An industrial complex at 2000 Sutherland Avenue will serve as the future home for the UT Facilities Services department. Formerly the site of Southeast Precast Corporation, and before that the Gray Knox Marble Company, the property’s 91,000-square-foot plant structure will house offices, warehouse space, workshops, and labs.