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Fall Plant Sale Preview for Employees Friday at UT Gardens

UT Gardens is holding its fall plant sale from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m Saturday, September 26. A preview sale will be held 4:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, September 25, for all UT Gardens volunteers and members and UT employees. Members will receive a 10 percent discount on all purchases. If you are not a member yet, you will also be able to sign up for a membership at the preview sale and receive the member discount on plants.

Safety Course Available Online

An online safety course is available on Online@UT from the Office of Emergency Management. Learn what to do to be prepared for when disaster strikes.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report Available Online

UT is committed to assisting all members of the campus community in providing for their own safety and security. As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policies and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the university’s Clery web page.

Environmental Health and Safety Offers CPR/AED Classes

The Department of Environmental Health and Safety is offering five CPR/AED Classes during September and October. Cost is $25 per person. Classes will be held on September 22 and 30, and October 7 and 9.

Facilities Workshop Focuses on Zero Waste Lifestyle


Looking for way to boost your recycling game? Facilities Services is hosting a workshop, “Facilities Fundamentals: Everyday Recycling and Zero Waste Practices,” from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, September 28, at the International House Great Room.

Torchbearer Plaza Bricks Find Their Way Back to Circle Park

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The Volunteer statue in Torchbearer Plaza has witnessed many milestones since his 1968 debut on campus including marriage proposals, the Vol Walk, and plenty of graduation day photos. The recent renovation of the plaza has provided a unique opportunity for alumni staff to return a piece of UT history to hundreds of Volunteers.

Vol Vision 2020 Forums to be Held

The Milestone Review Committee has been working on an update of our strategic plan, which will be called Vol Vision 2020, and is now hosting forums during which the campus community can share ideas about the challenges and opportunities which lie ahead.

Ewing Gallery Permanent Collection Exhibit Ends September 25


The Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture is displaying an exhibition of items from its permanent collection in the Art and Architecture Building through September 25. Something Old, Something New allows the campus community to see some of the treasurers held in the gallery’s rarely seen permanent collection.