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Culinary Program Team Takes Home Wins in Chefs Event

Greg Eisele, UT Culinary Program director, and a team of students from the program competed against fifteen other chef teams in the March of Dimes’ Signature Chefs Auction event and placed first in the buffet presentation category and third in the plated sampling category.

New Off-Campus Housing Website Launches Today

The Off-Campus and Commuter Services Office launched a new housing website, Off-Campus Housing Service. The site is designed to simplify the housing search for students, parents, faculty and staff, and area property owners and managers.

Researchers Receive $1.8 Million USDA Grant to Study Organic Dairy Production


Over the years, organic dairy producers have expressed frustration over a lack of available information on forage production, which in turn, may have led to decreased profitability for their operations. Researchers with the Institute of Agriculture have received a $1.8 million grant from the USDA to conduct research on this issue.

Register for Workshop on Open Scholarship

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Join a workshop on “Open Scholarship: The New Rules” at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 17, in 213 Hodges Library, to find out how “open” affects your research, publication, impact metrics, and teaching.

Partnerships That Make a Difference: Tennessee Partnership for Ongoing Parental Support


Tennessee Partnership for Ongoing Parental Support, based in the College of Social Work, provides assistance to noncustodial fathers who are incarcerated or recently released, as well as informational sessions for correctional staff. These programs are funded through a contract administered by the Tennessee Department of Human Services and UT.

Festival to Honor Great German Literary Figure

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s life and work will be celebrated through film screenings, a poetry contest, panel discussions, and performances at a festival to be held November 12–13.

Pregame Showcase Examines Extraterrestrial Rock in Antarctica November 14


Football fans will be able to learn more about the meteorite presence in Antarctica during UT’s Pregame Showcase at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 14. Devon Burr, associate professor of earth and planetary science, will present “Searching for Extraterrestrial Rocks in Antarctica” before the UT Homecoming game against North Texas.