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Office of the Provost Hosts Faculty Pub Oct. 27

All faculty (tenured, tenure-track, non-tenure-track, and retired) are invited to join their colleagues from across campus for free appetizers and a cash-only bar at this month’s Faculty Pub. The Pub will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. in the West Club of Neyland Stadium, which can be accessed through Gate 19 on Phillip Fulmer Way. Limited

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Insects on Your Plate? No, Really

For the tenth year the University of Tennessee Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology and students in the UT First Year Studies class titled “A Bug’s Life” will present a Buggy Buffet for your dining pleasure. On Thursday, October 27, students will serve a number of dishes where insects are the main course.  New to the menu

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UT to Host ISSP Workshop October 23-25

The Institute for Student Services Professionals (ISSP) will host a workshop at UT October 23-25. 2016 Integrating Student Services: Transforming the Student Experience is targeted for institutions at various stages of integrating student services.  This year’s conference will address topics such as strategy planning, how to identify trends and influence process improvements, managing combined enrollment services with other offices, cultivating professional

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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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