Faculty & Staff News

Enhanced Effort Certification Reporting Interface

Monthly employees who are paid on sponsored projects are required to certify their effort, either through IRIS or the web application. An improved interface will soon be available for persons who certify their effort on the web.

UTPD to Hold Annual Employee Awards Ceremony Friday

The UT Police Department will hold its annual employee awards Friday, December 19, to recognize members who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. The media is invited to attend the event.

Ant Expert, Sociobiology Founder Receives UT’s Eighth Honorary Degree

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Throughout his career, Edward O. Wilson has discovered more than 450 ant species and is now regarded as the founder of sociobiology. Today, UT awarded him the Honorary Doctor of Science and Letters degree in ecology and evolutionary biology from the College of Arts and Sciences during the fall commencement ceremony. This is the eighth honorary degree the university has granted.