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Information for Faculty and Staff about Concealed Handgun Law

This spring the General Assembly passed Public Chapter 1061. The law, which takes effect on July 1, allows generally all UT full-time employees with a valid handgun permit to carry a concealed handgun on UT property. The university has adopted a new safety policy concerning firearms and has posted a list of commonly asked questions.

Happy Father’s Day: Charles O. Jackson Created a Lasting Legacy at UT

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Sunday is Father’s Day, and to celebrate we asked you to share your UT Dad stories with us. Holly Jackson-Sullivan, director of development for humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences, shares the story of her late father, Charles O. Jackson, who helped shape several aspects of the current College of Arts and Sciences and for whom a lecture series and graduate fellowship is named.

Community Invited to Gathering Today at Hodges Library

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The Pride Center Ambassadors are hosting a gathering of healing, support, and peace at 6:00 p.m. today in Hodges Library in response to the attack on a nightclub that killed more than fifty people and wounded fifty-three more in Orlando, Florida.

Meet Some of UT’s Longest-Working Employees

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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.