Current Students News

Partnerships That Make a Difference: Academic Health Department

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The Academic Health Department, this week’s featured partnership, establishes a relationship between public health practice and academia. The program provides students with field placement, internships, and service-learning opportunities, while providing faculty with practice-based research experience.

UT Recycling Offers Express E-Waste Disposal

Ever wonder what happened to all those old, boxy desktop computers, or the big grey cell phones with telescoping antennae? UT Recycling offers a way for faculty and staff to recycle everyday office e-waste such as small batteries, printer cartridges, and broken or outdated electronics.

Facilities Services to Host Sustainability Workshop April 21

Looking for tips to help you adopt more sustainable practices at home and work? Facilities Services is hosting a campus workshop, “Facilities Fundamentals: Everyday Sustainability for Home & Work,” from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at the International House Great Room. The event is open to the public.

UT’s Research Week Begins Friday, April 10

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UT will celebrate the sixth annual Undergraduate Research Week April 10-18 with a series of events centered around research, art and scholarship from undergraduate students across campus.

Cumberland Avenue Redesign Work Underway

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A two-year City of Knoxville project to reconstruct the Cumberland Avenue corridor through campus is underway. Motorists should anticipate closed lanes from West Volunteer Boulevard to Twenty-First Street to allow for a one-block tapering of traffic.

Congratulations to This Year’s Torchbearers

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Chancellor Cheek and Dean of Students Melissa Shivers surprised nine seniors during the past two weeks in different classes and meetings to notify them they had been selected to receive the Torchbearer award. Congratulations to Rilwan Balogun, Matthew Barnett, Cierra Burdick, Connor Dugosh, Kelsey Keny, Valerie King, Kenna Rewcastle, Julia Ross, and Christopher Smith for being awarded the highest

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