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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.

Office Story: Sue Hamilton’s Office Shows How Her Garden Grows

Who: Sue Hamilton is director of the UT Gardens. She’s also a professor in the Department of Plant Sciences and teaches three courses: Management and Operations of Public Gardens, Botanical Garden Practicum, and Plant and Garden Photography. The last is a very popular course, she said, because people who go into public garden management tend

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Open Access Week: Open Textbooks

The cost of textbooks has skyrocketed in recent years, which has led some faculty to explore options in the textbook market. Open textbooks for high enrollment introductory courses are gaining momentum among instructors and students.

Learn to Take Action on Global Food Insecurity

This Thursday and Friday, October 27-28, a mobile educational exhibit focused on steps students can take to address food insecurity and hunger around the world will visit campus. HungerU travels to colleges and universities around the nation raising awareness of nutrition security issues. The philosophy of HungerU is that every student in every discipline has

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UT Knoxville Communications Toolkit: Color and Typefaces

Orange stands front and center in our audiences’ perception of UT, making color a crucial component of our visual communications. Learn more about using our core color palette and our secondary colors in your publications and websites. Also visit the typography standards section of the brand guidelines website to choose font families that reflect the university’s brand identity.

Appalachian Advocate: Erica Davis

Erica Davis (’19), a student of the University of Tennessee College of Law and a Tennessee native who recently received a prestigious Brower Youth Award, is working to ensure that Appalachian communities can benefit from the extraction of natural resources for generations to come.

University Responds to Divisive Posters on Campus

Today posters appeared on our campus that use inflammatory and divisive language and images about one of our registered student organizations, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and its members. The university objects to the content of the posters and rejects any attempt to promote division and foster hatred among our student body. Such attempts

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Does Your Office Have a Temporary Staffing Need?

If so, please consider the Temporary Help Pool, managed by UT Knoxville Human Resources. This is a fantastic resource in the case of a short-term or seasonal staffing need due to retirement, illness, or other circumstance. HR identifies candidates, handles background checks, and helps to match a candidate with each department’s specific needs. To thank

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