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What’s Open on Campus During Fall Break?


If you plan to be on campus during fall break, you might be wondering what will stay open and what operating times will be different Thursday through Sunday.

100th Anniversary of Homecoming Activities Open to Faculty and Staff

This year marks the 100th Anniversary of UTK’s first Homecoming and the Center for Student Engagement has multiple ways that faculty and staff on campus can get involved. From a 5K Fun Run to the Office Decorating Contest or a Car Show to Baking and Costume Contests, there is something for everyone in our campus community. Registration closes

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Learning on the Set

Three cinema studies students spent their summer as interns for Dog Years, a feature film set in Knoxville starring Hollywood legend Burt Reynolds. Juniors Crue Smith and Lori Terrones and senior Corbin Phillips worked twelve-hour days learning the ins and outs of filmmaking and how to make a story come to life.

Graduate School Seeks Applicants for Student/Faculty Research Awards

UT’s Graduate School is seeking applicant proposals for the Student/Faculty Research Awards. Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to student-faculty pairs to support research or creative projects. The funds may be used to purchase supplies needed for research; for travel to work in other laboratories, libraries, or archives; for specialized training; or in

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Talk with Insurance and Program Experts at Today’s Fall Benefits Fair


Knoxville-area faculty and staff are invited to attend a benefits fair Sept. 28 to learn about the dozens of insurances, benefits and corporate discounts that make up UT’s comprehensive benefits package. Representatives from more than 50 companies and UT departments will be available to talk one-on-one with attendees from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in

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Human Resources Provides Insight on Reference Checks

One of the most critical steps in the hiring process is checking references. It is standard practice to request that a candidate provide a number of references that can speak to his or her performance and background.

ORE Open House This Friday

The Office of Research and Engagement is hosting an Open House from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, September 30. Faculty, staff, and students are invited to come during those hours to learn more about how ORE assists the campus in its quest to achieve research goals.

Apply Now for Experience Learning Course Designations

Faculty can now apply to receive Experience Learning designations for courses they teach that include research or service-learning activities that meet the definition of experiential learning. A detailed explanation of the R designation and the course proposal form are available on the Office of Undergraduate Research web page. A detailed explanation of the S designation

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