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Be Well Is Looking for Wellness Champions on Campus

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Be Well is enlisting the help of Wellness Champions on campus to bring information about the initiative and resources into their departments and to encourage and support those around them as they adopt healthier habits.

Going to the Rio Olympics?

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The Office of Communications and Marketing wants to hear from faculty, staff, students, and athletes who are traveling to Rio de Janiero, Brazil, for the 2016 Summer Olympics, August 5-21.

Happy Father’s Day: Charles O. Jackson Created a Lasting Legacy at UT

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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.

New Safety Policy about Firearms on Campus

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On July 1, a new state law takes effect that allows Tennessee’s public colleges and universities’ full-time faculty and staff, who have handgun-carry permits, to carry handguns on campus.

UT Recognized for Green Efforts

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Earlier this year, UT’s Office of Sustainability was recognized as a STARS Silver Institution and a Top Green Power User by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

Community Invited to Gathering Today at Hodges Library

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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.

Meet Some of UT’s Longest-Working Employees

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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.