January 19, 2016

Meal Share Program to Assist Students in Need
The Big Orange Meal Share allows students to donate their unused guest meals and allows others to contribute funds to benefit students in need. Faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the community are also able to make contributions. A donation of $7.87 will provide a breakfast for a student in need while $9.18 and $11.03 will provide a lunch and dinner, respectively, at the all-you-can-eat campus dining facility, Presidential Court Café. Read more...
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Associate Dean of Libraries Holly Mercer Selected for Leadership Fellows Program
Associate Dean of Libraries Holly Mercer will participate in the 2016-17 Leadership Fellows program sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries. Mercer is associate dean for research and scholarly communication and director of Newfound Press at UT. She is one of twenty-eight fellows selected from a pool of university professionals in the US and Canada. Read more...
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VOLeaders Academy Honored with NASPA Gold Award

The VOLeaders Academy, a partnership between the Center for Leadership and Service, the Center for Sport, Peace, and Society, and the Department of Athletics has been honored by NASPA as a 2015-16 Gold Award Winner. Read more...

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Burnette's Research Cited in Forbes Article

The work of Michael Burnette, associate director of the Global Supply Chain Institute, was recently cited in a Forbes article about "platforming." Burnette and Cristian Negrescu, international project leader at Mondelez, developed a white paper outlining how simplification, standardization, scale and speed come together to make platforming a transferrable supply chain strategy that works as well for Oreos as it does for aircraft. Read more...

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Civil War Lecture Series Starts Sunday at McClung Museum

The McClung Museum will host its sixth annual Civil War Lecture Series starting at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 24. This year’s lecture series, "An All-American City Endures: Knoxvillians at War 1860-1865," will examine Knoxville families before, during and after the upheaval of war. The lectures will focus on everyday people, including lawyers, clergy, the press, merchants, farmers and other workers, who were forced to make life and death decisions in the midst of social turmoil. Read more...

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Students Named People's Choice in Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge
A team of three agriculture students—two from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources in Knoxville and one from the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences at UT Martin—recently won the People's Choice Award for the American Farm Bureau's Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge, a national competition for food and agricultural businesses. Read more...
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Events
Painting in the Shadows: Prehistoric Negative Painted Pottery in Tennessee and the Eastern Woodlands, 7:30 p.m. today Read more...
Cultural Capital and Democracy in Botswana, Oromia, and Ethiopia, noon Wednesday Read more...
Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School Finalist Forum: Larry McKay, 3:00 p.m. Wednesday Read more...

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