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Safe Zone Training for Faculty and Staff Set for Spring Semester

Two Safe Zone training sessions have been set this spring for faculty and staff. Safe Zone is a voluntary network of faculty, staff, and students who believe that every member of the community should have an equal opportunity to grow and learn in a safe and open environment.

Faculty Pub Schedule for Spring 2012

The Faculty Pub reopens today for the spring semester at the Bridgeview Grill on Neyland Drive. The pub will be open from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. each Thursday for the remainder of the semester. This semester also will include “Third Thursdays,” three special pub nights which will feature live music performed by UT faculty.

“Extreme Makeover” Campus Parade Celebrates Knoxville Family

Hundreds of well-wishers lined up in front of Neyland Stadium Tuesday to congratulate Daniel and Mandy Watson, the Knoxville couple selected to receive a new home courtesy of the ABC-TV program “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.” A mini-parade in the Watsons’ honor ran along Phillip Fulmer Way in front of the stadium.

UTPD Honors Best Officers of 2011

The UT Police Department held a special award ceremony in December honoring some of its best officers of 2011. Officers nominated by fellow staff members received honors such as supervisor of the year, officer of the year, non-commissioned staff member of the year, and the community service award.

Have a Greener Holiday: Fun Sustainability Tips from UT Knoxville Faculty and Staff

Jerri Daoust from the College of Engineering and Tiffany Morrison fromthe Department of Biosystems Engineering and Soil Sciences offer green tips to help you save time, money, and energy during the holiday season. Daoust plans to give sustainable gifts to her family and friends. Morrison has a creative alternative to scented candles for a festive atmosphere.

Building Temperatures Adjusted for Winter Break Energy Savings

Now that the fall semester has ended, the campus has a tremendous opportunity to reduce energy consumption and utility costs. Facilities Services has set back or turned off heating and cooling systems in campus spaces that do not house research laboratories, animal care facilities, server rooms, or other temperature-sensitive operations.

Have a Greener Holiday: Fun Sustainability Tips from UT Knoxville Faculty and Staff

Mary Anne Hoskins from the College of Arts and Sciences and Alisa Meador from the Programs Abroad Office offer green tips to the help you save time, money, and energy during the holiday season. Scaling back on your holiday shopping and having your Christmas tree mulched are two ways you can lessen your holiday’s impact on the environment.

Neyland Biology Annex Parking Change Announced

Starting Monday, December 19, motorists who want to park at the University of Tennessee’s Neyland Biology Annex on Neyland Drive will be diverted around the building, through a section of the G-10 garage, returning to the parking lot from the back side.