Faculty & Staff News

Pregame Showcase Kicks Off September 12 in McClung Museum

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It’s football time in Tennessee and the kickoff of another game day tradition: the Pregame Showcase. Football fans are invited to hear from some of UT’s exceptional faculty during the twenty-sixth annual College of Arts and Sciences Pregame Showcase, which begins Saturday, September 12.

College of Nursing Establishes Torchbearer Professorship

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Tami Wyatt, assistant dean of graduate programs in the College of Nursing and co-director of the Health Information Technology and Simulation Lab, has been named the first Torchbearer Professor in Nursing. This is the first endowed position in the college to be funded by private donations.

Retired Physics Professor John Quinn Named Chancellor Emeritus

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Physics Professor John Quinn, who served as chancellor of UT from 1989 to 1992 under then-president Lamar Alexander, has been named chancellor emeritus. Quinn recently retired after a fifty-seven-year career in academics, twenty-six years of which were spent at UT.

Shipping Dangerous Goods Requires Certification

Mailing or shipping dangerous goods or carrying a dangerous item during travel requires certification by the Department of Transportation for ground shipments or International Air Transport Association for air shipments. For questions on dangerous goods shipments including chemical, biological and radiological, please e-mail hazmat_shipping@utk.edu. Before shipping a dangerous good, please review the Dangerous Goods Policy on the EHS website.

Call for Nominations: Outstanding Students for Spirit Row

The Office of the Dean of Students and UT Athletics is calling for nominations of outstanding students to participate in Spirit Row. Students chosen for Spirit Row will sit in section E, row 1, of Neyland Stadium during football games. This initiative honors UT’s most spirited students by giving them an opportunity to sit in the front row and cheer for the Volunteers.