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Annual UT Flu Clinic Today

UT Knoxville will offer its annual flu shot clinic to students, faculty, and staff from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 19, in the Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center ballroom. The flu shots will be available to all UT students, faculty, staff, and immediate family members over four years old. Shots will cost $25, payable by cash, personal check, or major credit card.

Development and Alumni Vice Chancellor Search Under Way

An internal search has begun to fill the vice chancellor for development and alumni affairs position for the Knoxville campus. Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek announced last month that Linda Davidson, who currently serves as vice chancellor, will be joining the UT system staff. Applications are being accepted through October 19.

Funding Proposal Deadline Extended

The deadline for proposals to the Equipment and Infrastructure Fund administered by the UT Office of Research has been extended two weeks until noon on Friday, October 28. The fund, totaling approximately $300,000 annually, supports research-related equipment purchases, upgrades, and repairs.

The Autumn in Knoxville Fall Festival is Today

The fun kicks off at 11:30 a.m. today for the thirty-fourth annual Autumn in Knoxville Fall Festival at the TRECS complex. Each year, thousands of Knoxville-area faculty and staff attend this employee appreciation event for fun, food, and giveaways.

Be Prepared: Take UT’s New Emergency Management Online Training

Is it okay to use your cell phone during a campus emergency? Should you put a fire out with an extinguisher or just pull the alarm? When should you evacuate your building? When is “sheltering in place” the safest option? UT’s new emergency management training will answer these and many other important questions you may have about how to react in certain serious situations and full-scale emergencies.

The Autumn in Knoxville Fall Festival is Next Week

The annual Autumn in Knoxville Fall Festival is just one week away. Each year, thousands of Knoxville-area faculty and staff attend this employee appreciation event for, food, and giveaways. This year’s event will focus on little-known perks and benefits available to UT employees. The fun kicks off at 11:30 a.m., Friday, September 30, at the TRECS complex. The event ends at 3:00 p.m.

Public Forums for Vice Chancellor for Research Candidates Continue

Public forums for candidates for UT Knoxville’s vice chancellor for research position will continue next week. Michael Pazzani, vice president for research and graduate professional education at Rutgers University, will speak from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 28, at the Baker Center Toyota Auditorium. Pazzani has taught computer science at Rutgers since 2005.

Fisher Scientific Vendor Fair Next Week

Fisher Scientific will hold two vendor fairs for the UT community next week. The first will be from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28, at the Hollingsworth Auditorium on the agriculture campus. The second will be from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 29, at the Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center ballroom.