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OIT Announces New UTKwifi Texting Pilot

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The Office of Information Technology is piloting a new service that allows you to text “UTKwifi” followed by your building and room number information to 55000 to report areas on campus where there may be issues with the wireless network.

College of Engineering Scares Up Halloween Fun

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Spirits were high Friday morning as College of Engineering departments gathered on the quad in front of Ferris Hall for the third annual college-wide Halloween contest. Judges voted on the best represented, most creative, and best overall department.

Students to Drop Frozen Pumpkins from Lift on Friday

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The Society of Physics Students will be dropping frozen pumpkins from a height of 80 feet at 4:30 p.m. Friday, October 30, near the Humanities and Social Sciences building, between McClung Plaza and Volunteer Drive.

Support Faculty and Student Projects with VOLstarter

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Do you have a Big Idea that needs funding? VOLstarter is here to help. The site has helped gain donations for more than sixty student and faculty projects since it launched last fall. From providing funds for out-of-state leadership training sessions to supporting an architectural program that helps improve the homes of needy families, VOLstarter links donors with opportunities to support specific UT projects and initiatives.

Celebrate Traditions During Homecoming Week

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Homecoming is a great time to celebrate Big Orange traditions. There are plenty of opportunities to participate in activities during Mean Green Meets Rocky Top Homecoming week which leads up to the UT vs. University of North Texas game on Saturday, November 14.