The UT Stormwater Management office was recently recognized as the Organization of the Year by the Tennessee Stormwater Association. UT was selected for the award from more than 100 organizations statewide.
Facilities Services News
UT’s online campus map has been streamlined and optimized for use on mobile devices, but the real difference is what is under the hood.
The Student Health Center is partnering with the Knox County Health Department to spread the word about mosquito bite prevention.
Faculty and staff have begun moving into the new Strong Hall, a state-of-the-art classroom and laboratory building. The facility’s innovative design has already piqued the interest of universities around the country.
The UT campus will be a little greener Friday, March 3, with the planting of 1,000 trees in honor of Tennessee Arbor Day.
Portions of the A Startling Whirlwind of Opportunity sculpture on Pedestrian Walkway will undergo maintenance beginning this month.
Facilities Services will host a campus workshop, “Facilities Fundamentals: Spring Cleaning Essentials,” from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at the International House Great Room.
Facilities Services is rolling out new procedures to simplify the financial approval process for requesting keys for campus offices.
The spring semester brings several big campus improvement milestones, beginning with the opening of the new Stokely Family Residence Hall. Inside the building, the Fresh Food Company, a new POD Market, and a Starbucks WPS open today to all students, faculty, staff and visitors. Jamba Juice, also serving Starbucks coffee, in TRECS opens today. Strong Hall, a state-of-the-art classroom and laboratory building on Cumberland Avenue, will open its doors in mid-March.
Four construction projects at UT have been honored by American School and University magazine as examples of the best in design among colleges and universities. “We’re pleased with the recognition,” said Dave Irvin, associate vice chancellor for facilities services. “Two of our projects, Strong Hall and the Stokely Family Residence Hall, aren’t even finished yet and they’re earning national praise, which is thrilling,” he said.