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New Procurement Cards Must be Picked up by Monday

Bank of America procurement cards have arrived and must be picked up by Monday, February 13. During the transition from the current provider to BOA there are some items of which card users must be aware. For more information call 974-3086.

Some Answers to Your ‘Big Orange. Big Ideas.’ Questions

UT’s “Big Orange. Big Ideas.” branding campaign rolled out to the campus yesterday. This tagline is the framework for marketing the university and reminding people of UT’s impact on the state and the nation. Here, Tennessee Today answers some of the questions you may have about the effort.

UT Professors’ Preservation of Historic Knox Homes Featured in National Magazine

The work of UT architecture professors Tricia Stuth and Ted Shelton is featured in the March edition of Dwell Magazine, a national publication for architecture and design, which hit newsstands Wednesday. The faculty members’ project, The Ghost Houses, is a preservation and reconceptualization of three homes in historic North Knoxville.

Chemical Inventories Due March 1

In order to meet regulatory requirements the university must conduct a periodic inventory of chemicals on campus. In support of this effort departments with chemicals must submit an inventory to the Department of Environmental Health and Safety by Thursday, March 1. This request only applies to chemicals on the Knoxville campus and not the Agriculture campus.

UT Libraries Faculty Authors Reception in March

The Office of Research and the University Libraries will host a reception honoring faculty book authors on March 29, in the Jack E. Reese Galleria of the John C. Hodges Library. The University Libraries is seeking faculty who have published scholarly monographs in 2011-2012 so that they may be invited to the reception.

Free Healthy Living Expo Tickets for UT Employees

UT employees are being offered free admission to Knoxville’s Healthy Living Expo Knoxville Convention Center tomorrow and Saturday. The expo is the area’s largest health, fitness, and green living event. The two-day event features educational sessions, dietary discussions, and workout demonstrations focusing on the needs of women, men, and seniors.

Last Fall’s POWER Challenge Saves UT Campus Energy And Money

During the month of October, students living in residence halls competed in the seventh annual POWER Challenge to see which hall could reduce the most waste, conserve the most energy, and best promote sustainability on campus. The results have now been tallied and the winner is…

Conduct an Effective Performance Review

Formal performance reviews should be done annually. Employee and Organizational Development is offering a performance review training course to supervisors to learn how to conduct an effective performance reviews. The course will be offered many times between January and March. Supervisors only need to attend one session.

Fulbright Information Session January 30

Faculty and staff interested in participating in the Fulbright International Educational Exchange Program are invited to attend a meeting from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. on Monday, January 30, in the Study Room of the International House.

Spring 2012 Passports are Here

The Spring 2012 Ready for the World Passports have arrived and are ready for distribution. The Passport is a calendar and guide to many of the international and intercultural events taking place on campus and in the community through the end of the academic year. Faculty may request free Passports to distribute to classes.