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UT Alumni Bring Hollywood Home

UT alumni Gordon Whitener and Brett Thomason brought Hollywood home this summer with Dog Years, a feature film starring acting legend Burt Reynolds. They worked with Tennessee legislators, the state’s film commission, and Knoxville’s film office to bring the project home.

Be Well Hosts Living Well Program

Be Well is excited to partner with the Knox County Health Department to bring the Living Well Program to our campus. This chronic disease self-management program is an evidence based program out of Stanford Medical University. Sessions are highly participatory and focus on building skills to manage chronic health conditions (diabetes, arthritis, anxiety, cancer, Cystic Fibrosis, Asthma, obesity,  etc.)

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Keith Carver Recommended to be Next UT Martin Chancellor

University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service Wednesday, July 8, 2015.

Keith Carver, executive assistant to the president of the University of Tennessee System, has been selected by UT President Joe DiPietro to serve as the next chancellor of the University of Tennessee at Martin. DiPietro will recommend Carver’s election to the post by the UT Board of Trustees during its Oct. 13-14 meeting in Knoxville.

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.