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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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Campus Chest Update – 10.12.16

Our community of Volunteers is now 63 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 than

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Tuesday is Deadline to Register to Vote; Baker Center to Host Early Voting October 31 – November 4

Tomorrow is the deadline to register to vote in the general election. For more information about registering to vote, visit http://sos.tn.gov/products/elections/register-vote Early voting begins October 19 and continues through November 3. The general election is set for November 8. The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy will host early voting for all Knox County registered

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UT Board of Trustees to Meet October 13-14 in Knoxville

The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees will meet Oct. 13-14 on the UT Institute of Agriculture campus in Knoxville. The meeting of the full board will begin at 1 p.m. (EDT) on Oct. 14 in Hollingsworth Auditorium and will be webcast live and archived for later viewing. A link to the webcast will be available

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Performances Added for The Crucible in the Carousel Theatre

Due to popular demand, 7:30 p.m. October 11 and October 16 performances have been added for Arthur Miller’s classic play <i>The Crucible</i> now playing in the Clarence Brown Theatre’s Carousel Theatre. Sponsors are Pilot Flying J, Merchant & Gould and support from the City of Knoxville and the Tennessee Arts Commission. Media sponsors are WUOT,

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Campus Chest Update

Our community of Volunteers is currently 50 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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Emergency Preparedness Tip: Fire Safety

Most people think they know what to do in a fire, but they may not have considered the impact that stress and disorientation during a fire can have on brain function. Learn more about preventing fires and what to do in a fire situation.