February 6, 2017

Happy Faculty Appreciation Week 2017!

This is Faculty Appreciation Week, our annual celebration of faculty. Enjoy a full slate of special events, including a campus-wide farewell party for Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek on Wednesday. Visit the Faculty Appreciation website frequently to read Faculty Footnotes profiles of selected faculty from each college, learn about special events, and leave shout-out thank you notes for colleagues. Video: Watch faculty read and react to shout-out notes about themselves. Read more...

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Faculty Footnotes: Meet Today's Featured Faculty
At UT, they're experts in architecture, interior design, religious studies, psychology, theatre lighting, and botany. In their private life, one is a major in the Tennessee State Guard, one loves Mr. Rogers, one collects Pez dispensers while another collects mermaids. One relaxes through meditation while another unwinds on epic road trips. Enjoy today's Faculty Footnotes on Rana Abudayyeh, pictured, and Ted Shelton from the College of Architecture and Design and Rosalind Hackett, Joe Miles, Elisabeth Schussler, and Kenton Yeager from the College of Arts and Sciences. Read more...
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Students Gain New Perspectives from Visit to Cuba
A group of freshmen from UT's Haslam College of Business spent part of their winter break in Cuba. They returned not only with fun memories, but also cultural insights that will help them as they continue their studies. Read more...
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Humanities Center's Heffernan Retiring; Endowment Named in His Honor
A new endowment that will support the academic pursuits of graduate students in the humanities has been named in honor of Tom Heffernan, retiring director of the UT Humanities Center. Read more...
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Culinary Institute Offers Community Cooking Classes

The UT Culinary Institute is offering a variety of noncredit culinary courses this spring. These courses, taught by culinary professionals, range from hands-on cooking lessons to food and wine tastings. Read more...

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Announcements
Deadline to Apply for Carl Cowan Scholarships Is February 17 Read more...
From the Work Healthy UT Blog: Rewriting Your Resolutions Read more...
Partnership Promise: Complete Your Well-Being Assessment by March 15 Read more...

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Events
Writers in the Library: LeAnne Howe, 7 p.m. Today Read more...
Terror or Pleasure? Living and Working under the First Emperor of China, 3:30 p.m. Today Read more...
Community Dialogue about Kindergarten Readiness, noon Tuesday Read more...

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