Faculty & Staff News

UT’s Centaur Featured on Roadside America This Week

The half-excavated body of a faux centaur—part man, part horse—showcased on the main floor of Hodges Library has been chosen as the Sight of the Week by the editors of RoadsideAmerica.com. The popular display is a work of art, made from tea-stained bones of a pony and a medical school skeleton. The centaur will be featured as the lead story on RoadsideAmerica.com for this week.

Tornado Drill Today; Find Our Hidden Prizes Around Campus

After Wednesday’s severe weather, we want to remind you about staying safe in the event of a tornado hitting campus. There is a tornado awareness drill today using the UT Alert text and email system. Follow the @utknoxville Snapchat to find hidden prizes around campus.

UT Celebrates Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month and UT is celebrating with multiple events acknowledging the professional accomplishments of women past and present and discussing current topics that impact women every day.

In Memoriam: Ira Taylor Sliger

Ira Taylor Sliger, the founding director of recreation and the Student Aquatic Center, died February 27. He was 95.