February 3, 2016

Tee Time: Looking at Leisure Time in CEO Effectiveness

Andy Puckett, associate professor of finance and Paul and Beverly Castagna Professor in Investments, wanted to examine a common assumption about corporate structure—that managers don’t have as much at stake as owners if the business fails. With little empirical evidence available, Puckett and collaborating researchers took a novel approach in their study—looking at the amount of golf chief executives play. Read more...

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HR Connection: Give Your Benefits a Checkup
Once a year, it's a good idea to review aspects of your benefits to make sure all your information is correct and you are taking advantage of the options available to you. Review our three-part checklist to make sure you are up to date. Read more...
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Exhibit, Reception at Downtown Gallery for February First Friday
Painter Larry Brown's Science and Nature exhibit opens Friday, February 5, at UT's Downtown Gallery and runs through February 27. A reception for the artist will be 5:00–9:00 p.m. Friday as part of Knoxville's February First Friday events. Read more...
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McClung Museum Hosts Free Family Programs in February

Families are invited to enjoy free programming throughout the month of February at McClung Museum. Activities to highlight love around the world for Valentine's Day and celebrate the work of an African American sculptor during Black History Month are planned. Read more...

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Research Conference Sees Record UT Participation

The National Conference on Undergraduate Research is the leading national venue for showcasing undergraduate research. Each year more than 4,000 undergraduates from institutions across the country converge to present their research through posters, oral presentations, visual arts, and performances. NCUR accepted sixty-five UT students to present undergraduate posters and oral presentations for this year's conference April 7–9 in Asheville, North Carolina. Read more...

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Orange and White Game is April 16
The Vols will hold their annual DISH Orange and White Game at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at Neyland Stadium. Read more...
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Announcements
Today is Tennessee Signing Day for Football Read more...
Collaborative Tools for Faculty, Staff Available Through Google Apps for Education Read more...
From the UT Work Healthy Blog: Lessons from Mom about Skin Health Read more...

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Events
Lecture: Umar Johnson on Pan-Afrikenism, 7:00 p.m. today Read more...
African American Trailblazer Series: Don Frieson, 5:15 p.m. today Read more...
Online@UT 02 (Assessments in Blackboard Learn), 9:00–11:00 a.m. Thursday Read more...

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Photography

Thank You, UT Knoxville Employees!

The Center for Health Education and Wellness would like to thank the hundreds of UT Knoxville employees will came out to Thompson-Boling Arena last week for the launch of the Be Well employee wellness campaign. Read more...

Share Your Photos with Be Well

Thank you to @KerteshaRiley who shared a photo from the Be Well lunch with us: Had a blast at today's @BeWellUTK lunch activity! Think we can score a spot on @LadyVol_Hoops? #CoworkersWhoBall Read more...

 
 
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