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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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Do You Have a Temporary Staffing Need?

If so, 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 our

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Opportunities to Learn about General Education Redesign

Faculty and staff are invited to attend a session next week to learn about the progress of the General Education Redesign Task force and to share your feedback on the ideas for a reinvigorated general education program the task force has been working on. There are two sessions specifically for non-tenure track faculty. Lunch will

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College of Law to Host APIEL Conference

The University of Tennessee College of Law invites lawyers, activists, students, scientists, faculty, and members of the community to gather October 21–23 for an international, three-day conference on achieving environmental and social justice throughout the Appalachian bioregion and surrounding areas. The seventh annual Appalachian Public Interest Environmental Law (APIEL) Conference will be held at the

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David Miller Recommended as Next UT Chief Financial Officer

University of Tennessee System President Joe DiPietro has selected David Miller to serve as the next chief financial officer of the UT System and will recommend his election by the Board of Trustees during its meeting this week. Pending board approval, David will take office Jan. 1.

Work Healthy UT Blog Available Online

Wellness doesn’t start when the workday ends, it’s a 24/7 commitment, and the University of Tennessee understands the role a supportive workplace plays in helping employees live healthy and balanced lives. Work Healthy UT is a new statewide initiative to better communicate the dozens of health and wellness resources available to our employees and to create a network

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