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Opt Out of Paper W-2s Online

Active UT employees now can opt out of receiving paper W-2 forms and instead receive an electronic version.

Three Positive Nutrition Tips for Healthy Eating in the New Year

“Stop worrying about things not to eat and focus on a positive mindset of what you should eat.” That’s some New Year’s resolution advice from Lee Murphy, professor of nutrition. “People often think of resolutions as eating less of something or cutting it out altogether, but I think it’s more fun and realistic to try and think positively about food,” she said.

Longtime UT Employees Honored at Service Awards Luncheon

UT employees with at least 25 years of service were recognized this week at the university’s fall Service Awards Luncheon. Sixty-seven employees were honored for their continued contributions and loyalty to the University of Tennessee.

Summer Session Ideal for Employees’ Children

UT employees’ sons and daughters who come home from other colleges during summer can continue to work on their degrees by taking classes here. UT welcomes visiting students to take a class on campus, abroad, or online. Interested students should check with their home institution to ensure courses will transfer. To apply for the summer

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VolShop Offering Additional Holiday Discount for Faculty and Staff

The VolShop will offer an additional discount for University of Tennessee Faculty and Staff of 30% off gift and apparel items. This discount is available December 14 through December 23. This discount can be used at the following locations: Student Union VolShop 17th & Cumberland Avenue VolShop University Commons VolShop Tennessee Official Team Shop (Gate 20,

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OIT Services to be Interrupted on Dec. 19

The Office of Information Technology will be making infrastructure improvements on Monday, December 19, between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m. EST.  During this time, many of our core services will be impacted. Specific programs that will be affected by the planned outage include, but are not limited to online registration, advising and financial services through

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ELEMENTS Update to Expand Faculty Ability to Track Activity

The second phase of ELEMENTS will launch in January and all faculty members will be able to record all their scholarly, teaching, and professional activities in the system. ELEMENTS is already used to record teaching and scholarship activity, with much of information imported automatically through Banner and UT Libraries resources. This ELEMENTS module will be expanded

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Faculty Appreciation Week Planning Underway

Faculty Appreciation Week 2017 will be held the week of February 6. If your office or group is interested in hosting an event or doing something special for faculty that week, please contact the Office of Communications and Marketing for more information. Posters and other publicity materials will be finalized by mid-January, so details are

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MicNite Videos Now Posted for Viewing

Did you miss this fall’s Mic/Nite? The presentations are now posted online. Mic/Nite is hosted twice a year by the Office of the Provost. It is a “Pecha-Kucha Powered” social gathering designed to enhance the intellectual, interdisciplinary, and cultural life of the faculty and staff at UT Knoxville. Presenters show and discuss 20 images for

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