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Campus Chest Deadline Extended Through Friday

Our community of Volunteers is now 90 percent of the way to our campus chest goal. The campaign has been extended and the giving portal will be open to faculty and staff through Friday, November 4. Join other Volunteers in giving back to the Knoxville community through the UT Campus Chest campaign. This effort focuses attention

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Office Story: Part Studio, Part Museum, All Man Cave

Who: Joe Payne is an assistant professor of sound and digital media in the Department of Theatre. He also works on sound effects and live reinforcement (microphones and other amplification technologies) for Clarence Brown Theatre productions. He composes music for some of the plays, including the recent production of The Crucible. He also does projection

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CIE Joins the Institute of International Education’s Generation Study Abroad initiative

UT’s Center for International Education (CIE) has joined the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to help more Americans gain international experience through study abroad programs. The membership is one of more than 600 commitments announced by IIE. Generation Study Abroad seeks to mobilize resources and commitments with the goal of doubling

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Office Decorating Contest Showcases Homecoming Spirit

Offices around campus showcased Homecoming spirit yesterday by decorating their spaces for the Office Decorating Contest. Each office put their spin on this year’s Homecoming theme “Journey through 100 Years of Volunteers.” Here are a few shots from the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences; the Student Government Association office; the Office of the

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Candidate Pamela Whitten to Hold Faculty/Staff Forum Wednesday

On-campus interviews with candidates in the search for the next chancellor to lead the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, begin tomorrow. The first candidate, Pamela Whitten, senior vice president for academic affairs and provost at the University of Georgia, will lead a public forum for faculty and staff from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the

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News Sentinel Features 50th Anniversary of The Rock

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Rock on UT’s campus. The Knoxville News Sentinel recently featured the impact the Rock has had on the campus community over the years. They also published a slideshow commemorating some of the iconic images the rock has displayed over the years.

Early Voting at the Baker Center Begins Today

If you are registered to vote in Knox County, you can vote at the Baker Center during Early Voting on Monday, Oct. 31 – Thursday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. For those living on Campus, south of Cumberland Avenue, the Baker Center is your polling location on Election Day – November 8.

FLSA Workshops Announced for Employees and Supervisors

To prepare for the upcoming deadline to implement changes to the US Department of Labor Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations, UT Human Resources is offering workshops for impacted employees and their supervisors. UT Human Resources has been working closely with departments and units across campus to implement changes required by federal law. The law

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Brotman Ponders Election, Job Creation in Brookings Blog

In an essay posted October 27 on the TechTank blog on the Brookings Institute’s website, UT Professor Stuart Brotman notes that job creation – and specifically how to best increase the number of higher-paying jobs – has been a major issue in 2016 presidential election. A nonresident senior fellow with the Brookings Institute, Brotman is

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Getting Around UT: Homecoming Edition

With homecoming activities beginning October 30, UT’s Office of Parking and Transit Services wants to keep the campus community safe and inform drivers of changes impacting mobility around campus. The newsletter also features the 5K Fun Run/Walk and Homecoming Parade routes.