In response to the recent events that have devastated friends and loved ones in South Carolina, the university is collecting monetary donations and needed goods to support the relief efforts in Columbia, South Carolina. While the worst of the flooding has ended, the residents have begun the long process of cleaning up and rebuilding their communities. In the Volunteer spirit, the university is asking the campus community to help.
Many rural Appalachian families lack knowledge about end-of-life care options and the role of hospice care. Faculty members in the College of Nursing are addressing this need through a Community Partnership for End-of-Life Care.
Systers: Women in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is turning its attention to high school students in Knox County with its Little Systers event, carried out with the help of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ East Tennessee group.
The UT Board of Trustees approved resolutions on Friday to honor two longtime employees who are retiring this year after more than forty years of service.
Join the Office of Environmental Health and Safety in safeguarding your home during 2015’s Fire Prevention Week, sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association, underway through Saturday, October 10.
The university has launched a new website to improve accessibility of campus information, instructional materials, and technology.
In just three years, 300 Precious Prints charms have been given to local families grieving the loss of a child as a special way to remember them, thanks to a student-led project in UT’s College of Nursing. Sprint for the Prints 5K, a family friendly race benefiting the program, will take place at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 26, at Circle Park.
The Knoxville Homeless Management Information System serves as an empirical window into homelessness in Knox County. The only university-based homeless management information system in the country, KnoxHMIS allows for aggregation of client-level data across providers serving the area’s homeless.
The 2015-16 Campus Chest campaign officially kicks off today and will extend through October 30. This year’s goal is $610,000.
Registration for the Collaborators for Change diversity summit on Friday, September 25, is open. This year’s theme is “Ideas into Practice,” which builds on last year’s summit focus on best practices in diversity and inclusion. Join the campus community in turning these concepts and ideas into practice in our everyday experiences.