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A VolCard Gift Card is on Their Christmas List

Looking for that special Christmas gift?  Try a VolCard Gift Card.  This is the perfect gift for friends, students, employees or co-workers.  This gift allows purchases on campus including food, vending, souvenirs from the VolShop, VolTech and at participating off campus merchants.  Come by the VolCard Office located at Gate 9 in Neyland Stadium and

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UT Alumnus Participated in Pearl Harbor Dive

Underwater archaeologist Bert Ho (’01) gets up close and personal with shipwrecks as part of his job with the National Park Service’s Submerged Resources Center, which takes him to lakes, rivers, oceans, and beaches in the United States and around the world. On December 7, 2015, Ho was part of a meaningful dive at the

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In Memoriam: D. Allen Carroll

Daniel Allen Carroll, former faculty member in the Department of English, passed away on Tuesday, November 28 after a long illness.

Office Story: Rebecca Smithey, a Master of Her Craft

Who: Rebecca Smithey is an accounting specialist for UT Libraries. She’s worked at UT for 18 years, accounting for every penny the Libraries spend. She pays invoices, balances budgets, and keeps accounts of the Libraries’ $10 million in yearly expenditures. About her: Smithey grew up on a farm in Blount County as the youngest of

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Institute of Agriculture Interviews Underway

On-campus interviews in the search for the next chancellor to lead the UT Institute of Agriculture began yesterday and continue through December 9. Finalists will visit Knoxville, Columbia, and Jackson for meetings with faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members. UT Institute of Agriculture Interim Chancellor Tim Cross is the first finalist to participate in

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Final Tennessee Today Issue of 2016

Editor’s Note: This is the final issue of Tennessee Today for 2016. We will resume publication in early January. See you in 2017!

UT Continues to Monitor Air Quality

The severe drought and destructive wildfires continue to impact air quality on and around campus. The Office of Campus Safety is monitoring the Air Quality Index and coordinating with the Tennessee Department of Health in order to communicate accurate AQI information to the campus community. In the unlikely event that the AQI reaches a level that requires normal campus operations to be suspended, a UT Alert will inform the community.

RecSports Outdoor Program Hosting Wilderness First Aid Course

The RecSports Outdoor Program is hosting a Wilderness First Aid course January 28-29, 2017. This course is ideal for people who spend time outdoors for occupational or leisure purposes. To register or receive more information, visit the RecSports website.

Big Orange Give: Support Developing Future Alumni Leaders Today

The Big Orange Give will help support the Developing Future Alumni Leaders initiative, which will involve alumni in strategic efforts to help recruit and retain top students. The efforts will focus on creating more scholarships, mentorships, job shadowing opportunities, and programming for current and future students. An anonymous donor will be matching donations to the

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