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Where Do My Student Fees Go?

How does the university spend the money collected from the various mandatory fees you pay? We break down how your money is spent on the programs and services provided to you as a student.

Student Health Center Offers Tips for Avoiding and Treating the Flu

Cases of the flu are still being reported across the country, so the staff of the Student Health Center want to remind you of tips for avoiding the flu and ways to help treat it. The majority of people who contract the flu will not require a doctor’s treatment. The Student Health Center recommends that

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Text Mining: HathiTrust Releases Massive Open Dataset

The HathiTrust Digital Library has released an open dataset extracted from its collection of 13.7 million volumes that will enable novel research in history, linguistics, literary studies, economics, sociology, and many other fields. UT Libraries is a member of HathiTrust.

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.