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Big Purple Friday to Honor Pat Summitt


Wear your purple this Friday, September 23, to honor the legacy of Pat Summitt on Big Purple Friday. Cupcakes and Insomnia cookies will be available on Johnson-Ward Pedestrian Walkway for participants. Big Purple Friday is hosted by the Student Government Association, in collaboration with Alzheimer’s Association, and the Pat Summitt Foundation.

In Memoriam: Mary Jo Hoover

Mary Jo Hoover, retired associate dean of student affairs in the College of Law, passed away September 11. She was 80. Hoover joined the faculty of the UT College of Law in August 1976 as assistant dean and instructor of law. She became the associate dean for student affairs in 1980 and served until her

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UT Institute of Agriculture Celebrates Ag Day 2016

The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will celebrate Ag Day Saturday, September 24, at the Brehm Animal Science Building on the Agriculture campus. The event will start at 11:30 a.m., four hours before kickoff of the Tennessee-Florida football game.

Help Make Game Day Zero Waste as a Waste Warrior


UT Recycling is in need of Waste Warriors to help run zero-waste stations across campus and pass out bags and buttons for the game against Ohio tomorrow. Volunteers will receive a free shirt and free food. Keep an eye out for more game day volunteer opportunities by following UT Recycling on Facebook.

Writers in the Library Features Novelist Leah Stewart


Novelist Leah Stewart will read from her work at the University of Tennessee on Monday, September 19, 2016. The event is part of the university’s Writers in the Library reading series. The public is invited to this free reading at 7 p.m. in the Lindsay Young Auditorium of UT’s John C. Hodges Library.