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Former NATO Ambassador Kurt Volker to Speak at Baker Center

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Former NATO Ambassador Kurt Volker—a leading expert in US foreign and national security policy—will speak at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 25, at as part of the Ashe Distinguished Lecture Series.

Theriot Named UT’s Associate Provost for Teaching and Learning Innovation


Associate Professor of Social Work Matthew Theriot, who successfully led the effort to develop UT’s new Experience Learning initiative, has been named associate provost for teaching and learning innovation. He will oversee implementation of Experience Learning and oversee the Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center.

Partnerships That Make a Difference: Agricultural Field Work with International Partners


International field work provides a platform for faculty and students to engage in cutting-edge research on global challenges integral to our agricultural and food systems, as well as experiential learning opportunities throughout the world that often combine academic activities with hands-on engagement during the summer, mini-term, an entire semester or academic year.

Police Department Receives Advanced Reaccreditation Award

UT Police Department has received an advanced reaccreditation award from the Commission for Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies at a recent public hearing held by the CALEA Commission in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Call for Nominations: Courage to Climb Awards

As a commitment to celebrating and supporting UT’s outstanding students, the Courage to Climb award seeks to recognize those who show promise in the areas of research, community service, promotion of civility and inclusion, leadership development, and/or campus involvement.