As UT faculty and students wrap up this year’s work, planning is already underway for next year’s Smart Communities Initiative partnership with the Southeast Tennessee Development District.
One of the oldest departments in the College of Engineering will soon have a new leader: Chris D. Cox has been selected to oversee the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
A two-year City of Knoxville project to reconstruct the Cumberland Avenue corridor through campus is underway. Motorists should anticipate closed lanes from West Volunteer Boulevard to Twenty-First Street to allow for a one-block tapering of traffic.
Archaeologist, Aleydis Van de Moortel, Lindsay Young Associate Professor in Classics at UT, will present “Conversations with Ancients: Uncovering Life in the Bronze Age in Mitrou, Greece” on Tuesday, April 7, in the Conversations and Cocktails series.
The Neuroscience Network of East Tennessee (NeuroNET) Research Center at UT will hold its Spring Symposium April 8 and 9 in the Toyota Auditorium of the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.
Health resources will be available to the UT community at HealthBeat 2015, a free health fair for UT students, faculty, staff, and retirees, as well as their families.
The Haslam College of Business will host business analytics authorities from across the country to its semi-annual Business Analytics Forum April 20–21 in the Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center, 1502 West Cumberland Avenue.
Mike Coggin, chief accounting officer of LifePoint Hospitals Inc., and a 1991 and 1992 graduate of UT’s Haslam College of Business, returned to campus Tuesday to talk with students and receive an Accomplished Alumnus Award.
R. J. Vogt, a Haslam Scholar and senior in the College Scholars program, has won a Princeton in Asia fellowship that will allow him to spend at least a year working at a bilingual newspaper in the country of Myanmar. Vogt, of Nashville will leave in August to work at the Myanmar Times, a weekly newspaper that is transitioning to a daily. He’ll be living in Yangon, the city formerly known as Rangoon.
Employees of the Knoxville campus have improved their overall views about UT’s compensation and benefits, the competency of supervisors, and confidence in senior leadership. These are just some of the broad improvements in the 2014 Employee Engagement Survey results for the Knoxville campus.