February 22, 2017

We Are One: State of the University of Tennessee Is Strong, United
In the second annual State of the University address delivered in Nashville on Tuesday, President Joe DiPietro said, "One day, future generations of Tennesseans will look back at where we stand now as the moment when our state took a tremendous leap forward." View a recording of the presentation and learn about the recipients of the 2017 President’s Awards. Read more...
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UT, NOAA to Collaborate on Atmospheric Sciences Research

UT has signed an agreement that will further its research partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Read more...

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Institute of Agriculture in Rwanda for Chicken Farming Project
Some Rwandan farmers are getting a taste of UT's volunteer spirit. A group from the Institute of Agriculture arrived in Rwanda last month to start a small farmer initiative in partnership with the Africa Sustainable Agriculture Project Foundation. The effort was initiated by alum and former Tyson CEO Donnie Smith and includes other US and Rwandan agencies. Read more...
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Mole Study Shows Anyone Can Be Backyard Scientist

Scientific findings are awaiting discovery in your backyard. The requirement? A keen sense of observation and patience. Vladimir Dinets, a UT research assistant professor of psychology, recently completed a study on moles' behavior that proves the concept. His laboratory? A molehill-dotted city lawn in downtown Chico, California. Read more...

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Upcoming Deadlines for Chancellor's Honors Award Nominations
Nomination materials for Torchbearer awards are due today. Several other Chancellor's Honors awards have deadlines approaching. Excellence in Academic Outreach nominations are due February 24. Extraordinary Community Service by faculty and staff, Extraordinary Customer Service, and Extraordinary Service to the University nominations are due February 28. Read more...
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Meet Our Volunteer Family: Justin Crawford
Justin Crawford is a junior majoring in journalism and electronic media. He's a former military brat from northern Japan where he spent the majority of his life before moving to Tennessee to pursue his college dream. Read more...
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UT Recycling to Host Public Drop-Off Awareness Day
UT Recycling will hold an awareness day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, to promote its public recycling drop-off location on campus. Recently many curbside recycling programs and the campus recycling stream have stopped accepting glass; the UT drop-off location still accepts glass. Read more...
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Announcements
New Industrial Design Minor Combines Design, Engineering, Business, and Humanities Read more...
TorchLight: A New Way to Get Campus News Read more...
UT Press to Hold Book, Jacket, and Journal Show Read more...

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Events
Google Forms, 9:40 a.m. Thursday Read more...
A Celebration of Jennifer Higdon: Higdon Talks Life and Work, 12:40 p.m. Thursday Read more...
Second Annual Fleming-Morrow Distinguished Lecture in African-American History, 5:30 p.m. Thursday Read more...

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Photography

Wellness Warrior: Landin Lynd

Congratulations to the School of Music's Landin Lynd, who was named Wellness Warrior for February. Lynd organizes potluck salad lunches for her co-workers as part of her commitment to wellness. On the front row, from left to right, are Lynd, Tracy Viles, and Lori Brown Not pictured: Carolyn Anderson, Irene Carney, Dan Frank, and Kenon Steward. Back row, left to right, are Adrienne DiIulio, Susan Harbin, Chris Jerger, and Jay Anderson. Get health and wellness tips from Be Well's HealthyUT blog series. Read more...

UTIA's Partners for Financial Literacy

Paying bills, creating a budget and reading a paycheck are fundamental skills children need as they become working adults. However, these skills are not often provided through standard education curriculum. That's why the Institute of Agriculture has entered into a partnership with the SunTrust Foundation to increase financial literacy across the state. Read more...

 
 
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