Community News

Facilities Services Pink Day Raises Awareness, Donations

Facilities Services employees Jeaneen Smith and Veronica Huff show their support during Facilities Services Pink Day.

UT’s Facilities Services Department recently held its second annual Pink Day to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The department held a bake sale to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Knoxville foundation.

Sanders to Deliver Presentation on Modernized Smart Grid


The College of Engineering’s third Distinguished Lecture Series event of the fall takes place at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, October 26, as the college welcomes William Sanders for his presentation “Challenges and Approaches for a Trustworthy Power Grid Cyber Infrastructure.”

UT Symphony’s Academic Premiere of “Knoxville: Summer of 2015” is October 30


The UT Symphony Orchestra will present the academic premiere of Knoxville: Summer of 2015, a musical sequel to Samuel Barber’s famous Knoxville: Summer of 1915, on Friday, October 30, at the Tennessee Theatre in downtown Knoxville. The concert is a collaboration of the School of Music and the Department of Theatre.

Author Sean Lally to Discuss Energy as Architecture

Sean Lally

Sean Lally, architect and author, will present “The Air from Other Planets” as part of the College of Architecture and Design’s Church Lecture Series. The lecture will be held at 5:30 p.m. today in McCarty Auditorium in the Art and Architecture Building.

Big Orange Give Nears Fundraising Goal


Today is the final day of Big Orange Give, UT’s social-media-based giving campaign. Private support is the fuel that keeps us moving ahead on our journey to becoming a better university.

Business Students Host Sixth Annual Barefoot 5K October 25

Barefoot 5K

UT students will host the sixth annual Barefoot 5K on Sunday, October 25 at Sequoyah Hills Park. The event is organized by a Haslam College of Business service-learning class to raise funds for Samaritan Place, an emergency shelter for the elderly.