We would like to offer clarification on statements referring to gender-neutral language. There is no mandate or official policy to use gender-neutral pronouns. We do not dictate speech. Most people prefer to use the pronouns he and she. However, some don’t.
Because the university no longer has use of the third floor of the Boathouse for Faculty Pub, the event will run on an abbreviated schedule this fall. Faculty Pub will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. October 29 and November 19 at Tyson Alumni House, next to Hodges Library. Please send feedback on the new venue or suggestions for other venues to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Office of Communications and Marketing is pleased to present the redesigned Tennessee Today electronic newsletter. The new design provides a better connection to the Tennessee Today news website and the campus calendar. The new design allows us to feature larger images of our vibrant campus and the great work of our faculty, students, and staff. You will also be seeing more highlights from UT’s social media.
The Joint Institute for Computational Sciences, a partnership between UT and ORNL, has received $3 million in new funding from the National Science Foundation to continue to provide advanced computing resources through July 2016.
Thirteen law enforcement agencies from across the United States will participate in a five-day outdoor recovery course at the Forensic Anthropology Center from June 8 to 12.
University of Tennessee Space Institute H.H. Arnold Chair John Schmisseur was recently honored by Purdue University as one of that school’s Outstanding Aerospace Engineer alumni for 2014.
Wendell Potter, a veteran journalist, public relations executive, author, and advocate for health care and insurance reform, received an Accomplished Alumni award yesterday. The 1973 journalism graduate was honored by UT with the award. The Accomplished Alumni program recognizes notable alumni.
Crew members from UT Facilities Services and Anderson Lumber Company worked tirelessly into the night last weekend to finish lifting construction materials onto the roof of the John C. Hodges Library.
Five UT faculty members and three graduate students have been selected as the second class of resident fellows of the University of Tennessee Humanities Center.
Andy Holt Avenue will be reduced to one lane westbound between Pat Head Summitt Street and 20th Street from 9:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 13. Cones will be placed along the north and south sides of the street to assist traffic.