January 10, 2017

Faculty, Staff, and Student Stories That Captivated Us in 2016

Innovative research. Great teaching. Inspiring personal stories. Each year, UT shares hundreds of stories about the game-changing work and personal achievements of our students, faculty, and staff. Here's a look at stories that struck a chord with media, logged the most online hits, and made a lasting impression on many. Read more...

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Looking Back on 2016: Campus Happenings We'll Never Forget
From significant events to famous visitors to the loss of a great friend, 2016 was chock-full of moments the Volunteer family will never forget. Here are a few of the things that made us smile, applaud, or shed a tear during the past year. Read more...
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Construction Industry Research and Policy Center Aims to Make Roofing Safer with App

About one in eight construction fatalities are caused by falling from a roof, a trend that researchers at the Construction Industry Research and Policy Center hope to help reverse. The center teamed up with the Tickle College of Engineering to create a free roofing safety app. Read more...

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Two Honored with Regional Advising Awards

Bill Hardwig in the Department of English and Sidi Kazunga in the Haslam College of Business Office of Undergraduate Programs have been honored for their advising work. Read more...

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Don't Cancel Class! Schedule a Student Life Workshop

The Division of Student Life offers workshop sessions on a range of topics such as consent, leadership, resume building, and the importance of integrity. If a situation occurs in which you need to cancel class in advance or with short notice, let us help your students learn more about the resources UT offers. Browse a list of workshops offered and submit a request. Read more...

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Residential and Commuter Parking Updates for Spring
As the spring semester begins, Parking and Transit Services wants to make you aware of some changes and updates to parking across campus. Read more...
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Announcements
Soil, Plant, and Pest Center Upgrades Services Read more...
Deadline for Alumni Awards Nominations Is February 6 Read more...
University Is Closed Monday in Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Read more...

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Events
Congressional Internship Program Information Session, 4–5 p.m. Tuesday, January 17 Read more...
Family Fun Day: Celebrate the Chinese New Year, 1–4 p.m. Saturday, January 21 Read more...
Conifer Symposium for Gardeners, 8:30 a.m. to Noon Saturday, January 28 Read more...

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Photography

Tiara and Diamond

Kim Hill, a PhD candidate in the Higher Education Administration program, sent in a photo of her daughter, Tiara, meeting her favorite Lady Vol, Diamond Deshields. Hill writes, "[Tiara] studies her moves and watches her every chance she gets." Tiara is eight years old, attends Belle Morris Elementary School, and is a guard for the Lady Penguins EOTO basketball team in Knoxville. Have a great photo for Tennessee Today? Send your photo to utnews@utk.edu and include your name, contact information, and a description of your photo.

Stokely Family Residence Hall Opens

The Stokely Family Residence Hall is open and will house up to 684 female and male students and student-athletes. The building’s dining features—the Fresh Food Company, a new POD Market, and a Starbucks WPS—now are open to all students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Read more...

 
 
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