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UT Alert Test Set for 1:10 p.m. Wednesday, September 2

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The university plans to test the UT Alert text and e-mail messaging system at 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, September 2. To ensure that the entire campus receives notification during an emergency, the UT Alert system sends messages to every student, faculty, and staff e-mail account, regardless of whether the account holder is subscribed to receive text messages.

In the Red Zone: Learn How You Can Prevent Sexual Assault

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The Center for Health Education and Wellness wants the university community to change the statistics of sexual assault on college campuses. Red Zone is a term commonly used to describe the period in the fall semester when students are statistically more at risk for sexual assault.

Embodying Enlightenment Opens September 11

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The McClung Museum is preparing to host an exhibit of gilded statues of Buddhist deities and colorful paintings from the eighth century to the present. The exhibit will open on September 11 and run through January 3, 2016. Embodying Enlightenment: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas explores the rich history of Buddhist art from Tibet, Nepal, China, and India, and how trade and travel fostered the artistic tradition that continues today.

University Prepares for 2015 Volunteer Football Season

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In just eleven days, UT will welcome Vol fans and visitors to Rocky Top for an exciting season of Volunteer football at Neyland Stadium. The Vols will face the Oklahoma Sooners at 6:00 p.m. Saturday, September 12, in Neyland Stadium. The UT Police Department reminds fans that alcoholic beverages, cans, bottles, and coolers are prohibited in Neyland Stadium.

UT Launches International Journal of Nuclear Security

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The International Journal of Nuclear Security, a peer-reviewed journal that publishes scholarly articles and research related to all aspects of nuclear security, is now available online and free to the public.

Join UTPD on Pedestrian Walkway to Kick Off Campus Safety Awareness Month

The UT Police Department will be on the Pedestrian Walkway from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 1, to kick off National Campus Safety Month. Officers will be there with one of the new patrol vehicles to distribute safety information to students, staff, and faculty.

UTPD Opens Office in Hodges Library

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The UT Police Department has expanded its reach into the campus community by opening an annex office in Hodges Library. UTPD officers are staffing the office, Room 135, from noon to 2:00 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays.