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Professor Part of NASA Launch Team to Retrieve Asteroid Sample


The work of Joshua Emery, Lawrence A. Taylor Associate Professor of Planetary Science, will be instrumental in a new NASA mission to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth that could help scientists better understand the early solar system.

Cumberland Avenue Lane Shift to Accommodate Track Removal

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Beginning Tuesday, September 6, a Knoxville city contractor will be excavating and removing buried pre-World War II trolley tracks from the center of Cumberland Avenue—a task that will require a ten-day around-the-clock lane shift plus overnight closures of the westbound lane of Cumberland.

Talk with Insurance Experts at Fall Benefits Fair


Faculty and staff are invited to attend a benefits fair from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 28, in Thompson-Boling Arena to learn about the insurances, benefits, and corporate discounts that make up UT’s benefits package.

Cumberland Merchants to Host Scavenger Hunt

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The Cumberland Avenue Merchants Association is hosting the Battle at Cumberland Avenue Scavenger Hunt from 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 6, through 10:00 p.m. Friday, September 9.