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Tickle College of Engineering Dean Wayne Davis to Retire

Tickle College of Engineering Dean Wayne T. Davis has announced his intent to retire early in the summer of 2018. “Dean Davis has been an active and vital member of the university for decades, and his outstanding leadership has helped to bring the college to new levels of nationally recognized excellence,” said Interim Provost John Zomchick.

Alumni Honored at Annual Awards Dinner

More than 270 UT alumni, spouses, families, and special guests gathered to honor eighteen Volunteers at the UT Knoxville Alumni Board Awards Dinner on September 8.

UT Dedicates New Strong Hall Science Building

Students, staff, and current and retired faculty, along with friends of the university, gathered Friday to celebrate the official opening of Strong Hall, UT’s newest state-of-the-art classroom and laboratory building.

Culinary Institute to Host Great Smoky Mountain Food Days

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UT’s Culinary Institute is partnering with Cowgirl Creamery to host the inaugural Great Smoky Mountain Food Days event October 6–7 at UT’s Visitors Center. “This event celebrates the food of the Smokies, which has been shaped by the people and climate of our region,” said Ann Fairhurst, department head of retail, hospitality, and tourism management.