The Claxton Rain Garden, a 3,500-square-foot space filled with more than 2,000 plants behind the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, captures and filters polluted stormwater while enhancing the campus landscape. The rain garden was one of several campus projects planned and executed last year through the Green Infrastructure Project.
Facilities Services News
UT Facilities Services’s 2015 Fall and 2016 Spring Projects catalog is available online and details the major tasks completed during the fall semester and the projects that are slated for spring.
A meeting to discuss updates to the 2011 UT Campus Master Plan will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, January 28, in the International House Great Room. All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend. The meeting gives the campus community an opportunity to ask Facilities Services Associate Vice Chancellor Dave Irvin questions about updates to the master plan.
From taking big steps toward completing three new residence halls to adding more than a thousand new parking spaces, UT is moving ahead this year with goals of improving facilities and beautifying the campus.
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A public meeting will be held December 14 to discuss proposed updates to the UT campus master plan.
The Zone Maintenance Unit of UT’s Facilities Services takes great pride and care in maintaining the American flags on the main campus and the agriculture campus.
A big change to Knoxville’s skyline is coming this month, as a 310-foot smoke stack on the UT campus will be demolished and removed.
Want to learn how to tackle plumbing projects and repairs at home? Facilities Services will host a campus workshop, “Facilities Fundamentals: DIY Plumbing Essentials,” from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, November 19, in the International House Great Room.
UT Facilities Services has announced the winners of the 2015 Chuck Thompson Outstanding Employee Awards. The recipients of the seventeenth annual awards are IT Technologist Jim McCarter and Zone Maintenance Foreman Johnny Waggoner.