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Office of the Provost to Host Mic/Nite October 26

Twice a year, the Office of the Provost will host Mic/Nite, a “Pecha-Kucha Powered” social gathering in order to enhance the intellectual, interdisciplinary, and cultural life of the faculty and staff at UT Knoxville. This year, Mic/Nite will be at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 26. RSVPs are encouraged.

Safety Tip: What to Do in an Earthquake

Did you know East Tennessee is one of the most active seismic zones in the country? More than 2.7 million people are participating in The Great Central US ShakeOut today to encourage earthquake preparedness. The Office of Emergency Management encourages you to take a moment to learn what to do if an earthquake should occur

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Eck Named Director of Research Development

Kimberly Eck has been named director of the Research Development Team in the Office of Research and Engagement, effective October 17. Eck joins the University of Tennessee from her position as associate vice president for research opportunities at the Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania. The Research Development Team helps faculty form competitive research teams

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University Response to Pride Center Incident

University administration is aware of an act of vandalism that occurred at the Pride Center over the weekend. The incident was reported to the Bias Education and Response Team on Saturday evening, and a report was filed with the UT Police Department yesterday afternoon.

Campus Chest Update – October 27, 2016

Our community of Volunteers is now 80 percent of the way to our campus chest goal. Join other Volunteers in giving back to the Knoxville community through the UT Campus Chest campaign. This effort focuses attention on the health and social service needs of our region and unites efforts in providing assistance to those less fortunate

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Board of Trustees Approves Initial Phase of Neyland Stadium Renovations

After a comprehensive nine-month assessment, UT Athletics has completed a feasibility study for future renovations to historic Neyland Stadium. The study, led in collaboration with Populous, a global leader in sports architecture and design, provides a systematic roadmap for making improvements to the stadium. “The groundwork has been laid for proceeding with a much anticipated

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Facilities Services Hosts Tree Planting and Care Workshop

Would you like to gain valuable knowledge about tree planting and maintenance from a professional arborist? Facilities Services will host a campus workshop, Facilities Fundamentals: Tree Planting and Care, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, October 26 at the International House Great Room. The event is free and open to the public. Lunch will

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Board of Trustees Meeting Roundup

The UT Board of Trustees approved the limited duration appointment of Tonja Johnson as chief operating officer and executive vice president, effective immediately. The board also approved $106 million in renovations to Neyland Stadium and appointed Keith Carver as UT Martin Chancellor, among many other decisions.

Communications Toolkit: PowerPoint Templates and Research Posters

Whether you are giving a talk to your colleagues on campus or presenting groundbreaking research at an international conference, your work should reflect the university’s identity. The Office of Communications and Marketing provides UT-branded templates for PowerPoint presentations and research posters along with directions for their use on the brand guidelines website. To download the templates, you

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