In an effort to make live theater available to all, the Clarence Brown Theatre has implemented “Pay What You Wish” pricing for the first Wednesday Preview during the upcoming season. The first performance will be September 9 for The 39 Steps
The Policy on Sexual Misconduct, Relationship Violence, and Stalking, which became effective August 19, represents a year of review and work involving stakeholders from across campus. The Sexual Misconduct Policy Task Force, made up of faculty, staff, and students, ensured that all feedback and viewpoints were considered in the review of the interim policy first introduced a year ago. Nine public sessions were held during last year, and the diversity of viewpoints represented helped to make the policy stronger, more transparent, and easier to understand.
Becky Bolen, professor of social work, was interviewed by John Becker of WBIR for the station’s Service and Sacrifice series. Bolen teaches in a College of Social Work program that trains social workers to help clients deal with mental health issues. Special elective courses for military and veterans’ needs are available. Stephanie Pilkay, a PhD student in the program, discussed how her family history of service led her to be interested in helping veterans get better care in the wake of traumatic events.
It’s the beginning of another great academic year, and I wanted to make sure you are aware of the many initiatives the Office of the Dean of Students has launched to connect with you throughout the year.
Rocky Top Recovery Group is a new addiction recovery resource for the campus community. The group is for students, faculty, and staff who are in recovery, those thinking about recovery, or those who are allies of those in recovery. The first meeting is at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 25, at the Wesley Hous
The latest national success for the Department of Nuclear Engineering came recently when the American Nuclear Society chose UT’s student chapter to receive the prestigious Samuel Glasstone Award for the best student chapter, a first for the university.
Potential law school applicants in East Tennessee are invited to attend a law school admissions workshop and recruitment fair on Wednesday, September 9, at UT’s College of Law.
Demolition is under way at the Apartment Residence Hall, the first phase of the university’s comprehensive housing redevelopment project. The five-year plan calls for replacing several high-rise residence halls with new residence halls and a dining and multipurpose community facility.
With a new semester under way, UT Libraries would like to share new features available to students, faculty, and staff.
A new T bus route has been added to UT’s Parking and Transit schedule to help connect members of the campus community to Pellissippi State Community College’s Hardin Valley campus and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.