January 31, 2017

TLC Faculty Appreciation Luncheon to Feature Bob Kronick
The Teaching and Learning Center will host Bob Kronick's presentation on university assisted community schools at the Faculty Appreciation Week luncheon and poster session 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, February 6. The event will be held in Stokely Hospitality Suite (Room 501) in the Haslam Business Building. The faculty poster session will begin at 11 a.m. and lunch at 11:30 a.m. Register online. Read more...
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Whatcha Doing Saturday Morning? UT to Host New Physics Series
Antimatter. The Big Bang. Ghostly neutrinos. Spend Saturday mornings this spring with physics and astronomy faculty learning about intriguing and newsworthy science topics. The series kicks off February 4 with Professor Soren Sorensen, an expert in experimental nuclear physics. Read more...
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Celebrate Chinese New Year at Festival on Campus Sunday
The 2017 East Tennessee Chinese New Year Festival, co-hosted by UT's Confucius Institute and the UT Chinese Students and Scholars Association, is set for 3:30–5:30 p.m. Sunday, February 5, in the Alumni Memorial Building Cox Auditorium. The festival will feature dancing, singing, music, martial arts, drama, and poetry. Read more...
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Meet Wellness Warrior Sarel Van Amstel
In Be Well's new HealthyUT series, learn about the latest Wellness Warrior, Sarel Van Amstel, a professor of Large Animal Clinical Sciences. Be Well also is launching Campus Wellness Awards, mini-grants to provide opportunities for departments to develop wellness-related initiatives. Also, check out the Eating Healthy on Campus for ideas on finding healthy food options. Read more...
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Join McClung Museum for a First Friday Open House
The McClung Museum will host its First Friday Open House from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, February 3. The open house is for faculty, staff, students, and museum members. In honor of the upcoming exhibition Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt, the museum is featuring a behind-the-scenes peek at cat representations from its collections—from prints to pitchers. Read more...
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Apply for Diversity Professional Development Funds

The Diversity Professional Development Fund for Staff is now accepting applications through March 15. The fund is available for UT Knoxville exempt and non-exempt staff to participate in diversity-related programs and conferences. Read more...

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Announcements
McClung Museum Object of the Week: Surveyor's Compass, 1794-1801 Read more...
Nominations Sought for Chancellor's Honors Awards Read more...
Reminder: Campus Community Invited to Reception for Chancellor Cheek Read more...

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Events
Pat Summitt Blood Drive Week, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Today Read more...
Hands-On With Adobe Captivate: Going Beyond PowerPoint, 1:30–3:30 p.m. Wednesday Read more...
Human Trafficking: Too Close to Home, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday Read more...

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100 Years of Tennessee Alumnus

From Alumnus: Few magazines of any type, let alone university alumni publications, are still printing after 100 years. Several special features to celebrate are planned for the centennial year. Each issue will profile of some of the best-known, most-distinguished and highly accomplished alumni of every UT campus—our 100 Centennial Alumni. Read more...

ICYMI: Get in the Game

From Quest: Although numerous factors are contributing to the childhood obesity epidemic, some health officials point to the advent of computer-based video games as the main reason for climbing child obesity rates. But the results from a recent Department of Nutrition study indicate that some video games may actually increase physical activity. Read more...

 
 
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