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In Memoriam: Steve Thomas

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Steve Thomas, a longtime librarian at UT and a former president of the Faculty Senate, passed away on July 15.

Partnerships That Make a Difference: SWORPS Child Care Quality Initiatives

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The Social Work Office of Research and Public Service Child Care Report Card Program, Star-Quality Child Care Program, and Child Care Resources and Referral Network provide information to parents and improve the quality of child care in the state. These programs are funded by the Tennessee Department of Human Services and Signal Centers, Inc.

UT, TN Press Association Announce Winners of 75th Annual Newspaper Contest

Newspaper writers, editors, designers, and publishers won top awards Thursday, July 16, in the Tennessee Press Association’s 2015 newspaper contest, co-sponsored by UT. The event was held in conjunction with the press association’s summer convention, held this year in Knoxville.

Partnerships That Make a Difference: CURENT

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CURENT is a collaboration between academia, industry, and national laboratories. CURENT performs research that confronts the electrical problems of energy generation, with a focus on transmission, storage, monitoring, power consumption, and management of a modernized electric grid.

Food Truck Mania Campers to Dish Up Lunch

Thirteen Kids U campers, grades 8-12, attending the Food Truck Mania course on campus this week will be serving lunches they helped plan, prep and cook from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, July 9 and 10.