The university will hold a dedication ceremony to celebrate the recent naming of the Haslam College of Business and the Haslam family’s transformational gift to the college on Friday, November 14.
Football fans can learn more about how chemists are contributing to the production of pharmaceuticals around the world at this week’s UT Pregame Showcase.
Eleven UT faculty members will present their research—ranging from George Washington’s political leadership fail to interactive art projects using a five-foot opossum—in seven minutes or less at this fall’s Mic/Nite on Wednesday, November 12, at the Relix Variety Theatre.
All students who apply are automatically considered for institutional scholarship including the new Volunteer Scholarship.
Five years ago, as a US Navy petty officer on the USS Bainbridge, Melina Gardner—now a UT senior in sociology—found herself in the middle of a four-day standoff between the Navy and Somali pirates during the now-famous rescue of the ship’s captain Richard Phillips. As Veterans Day approaches, Gardner reflects on her experiences and how she now helps other veterans in the university’s Office of Veterans Affairs.
UT’s Office of Institutional Research and Assessment recently won a first-place award at the Southern Association for Institutional Research (SAIR) annual conference. Each year, SAIR recognizes the best of its member institutions’ fact books and websites. UT won the first-place award for best website.
The study of the properties of boundaries between different materials—something that could one day change the world of electronics—is getting a boost from research being done by scientists in UT’s College of Engineering and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Jillian Paciello has been named the university’s Clery Act compliance coordinator. Paciello, formerly the records manager for the UT Police Department, will monitor and ensure Clery Act compliance at the university.
All UT employees who work at least 50 percent time should have received an e-mail invitation on Monday to take the 2014 Employee Engagement Survey.
Tennessee veterans who have died in the line of duty since the 9/11 terrorist attacks will be honored when UT participates in its fourth annual National Day of Remembrance and Roll Call on Tuesday, November 11.