Faculty & Staff News

New Safety Policy about Firearms on Campus

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On July 1, a new state law takes effect that allows Tennessee’s public colleges and universities’ full-time faculty and staff, who have handgun-carry permits, to carry handguns on campus.

Community Invited to Gathering Today at Hodges Library

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The Pride Center Ambassadors are hosting a gathering of healing, support, and peace at 6:00 p.m. today in Hodges Library in response to the attack on a nightclub that killed more than fifty people and wounded fifty-three more in Orlando, Florida.

Meet Some of UT’s Longest-Working Employees

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Forbes magazine recently ranked UT among the country’s top places to work in higher education. That may be news to some, but not to UT’s employees. Many faculty and staff have spent most, if not all, of their careers on Rocky Top.

Bringing String Music Education to Tanzania

Hillary Herndon, associate professor in the School of Music and a Community Engagement Incentive Grant winner, along with some of her students, have begun their summer collaborating with local administrators and teachers at a school in Moshi, Tanzania, to introduce some of the school’s students to their first string instruments.

Share Fresh Produce Through the Grow More, Give More Program

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In a post for the Work Healthy UT blog, Carrera Romanini, Institute of Agriculture AgResearch communications coordinator, explains the Grow More, Give More program, an Institute of Agriculture and Society of St. Andrew service project designed to bring fresh, local produce to people in need.