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.
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.
Estabrook Road is closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic at Lower Drive, and will reopen in approximately five weeks.
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.
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.