Forbes magazine recently ranked UT among the country’s top places to work in higher education. That may be news to some, but not to UT’s employees. Many faculty and staff have spent most, if not all, of their careers on Rocky Top.
Celebrating employees and their individual successes reminds everyone how each employee contributes to the ultimate success of the university as a whole.
The Center for Career Development and Student Government Association are teaming up to provide a professional clothing closet for students going on job interviews and to career fairs.
A faculty member and three students recently led a writing workshop for African nuclear engineers, scientists, and policy makers. Russ Hirst, an associate professor of English, and three students traveled to Accra, Ghana, at the invitation of the African Centre for Science and International Security.
The Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at UT has roots dating over 100 years, to its beginning as a part of the Department of Chemistry. Now, it has a hall of fame to honor that legacy.
The Smart Communities Initiative is wrapping up its second year, and an upcoming event will showcase some of the work that’s been done for this year’s community partner, the Southeast Tennessee Development District.
Donna Silvey, a communications specialist in the College of Communication and Information, has helped many area youngsters improve their reading skills. It’s been as simple as D-O-G.
Michele Norris, a financial specialist in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, knows what it means to get a helping hand.
As compliance officer for the UT System’s Office of Institutional Compliance, Leigh Cheek helps to ensure that all of the UT campuses are complying with the details of regulations governing research, campus safety, students, and other matters.
Tyvi Small, director of the Office of Diversity and Community Relations for the Haslam College of Business, devotes his efforts at work—and outside of work—to helping diverse students succeed.