Kari Alldredge, formerly associate provost for enrollment management, has been named vice provost for enrollment management.
The spring semester brings several big campus improvement milestones, beginning with the opening of the new Stokely Family Residence Hall. Inside the building, the Fresh Food Company, a new POD Market, and a Starbucks WPS open today to all students, faculty, staff and visitors. Jamba Juice, also serving Starbucks coffee, in TRECS opens today. Strong Hall, a state-of-the-art classroom and laboratory building on Cumberland Avenue, will open its doors in mid-March.
The Office of Communications and Marketing has created a new Twitter account, @UTKnoxvilleNews, to share press releases, noteworthy media mentions, expert sources for interviews, and updates on breaking news.
The Humanities Center kicks off its annual Conversations and Cocktails series on Tuesday.
About one in eight construction fatalities are caused by falling from a roof, a trend that researchers at the Construction Industry Research and Policy Center hope to help reverse.
Active UT employees now can opt out of receiving paper W-2 forms and instead receive an electronic version.
Beginning Friday, Human Resources will begin using an automated, web-based exit interview process.
The year 2016 marked a challenging time and environment for higher education—and a time of big change, overall.
William Raymond Wade, UT professor emeritus of mathematics, died November 30 in Brea, California. He was 73. He had a distinguished 43-year career at the university, including service as associate head for undergraduate studies in the Department of Mathematics, before he retired in 2011.
“Stop worrying about things not to eat and focus on a positive mindset of what you should eat.” That’s some New Year’s resolution advice from Lee Murphy, professor of nutrition. “People often think of resolutions as eating less of something or cutting it out altogether, but I think it’s more fun and realistic to try and think positively about food,” she said.