March 3, 2016

On the Right Track: Nuclear Engineers Developing Mobile Radiation Detector

As the UT-ORNL Governor's Chair for Nuclear Security and director of UT's Institute for Nuclear Security, Howard Hall is constantly investigating new avenues of protection against malicious uses of nuclear and radiological materials. The ability to pinpoint and track the movement of a "dirty bomb"—a device that combines conventional explosives and radioactive material—could save hundreds or even thousands of lives by eliminating the threat before it reaches the target. Read more...

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In Memoriam: Arthur Haas
Arthur G. Haas, a longtime faculty member in the Department of History, passed away February 23. He was 90. Haas began his UT career in 1963. For thirty-five years, he taught courses including western civilization, Austrian and German history, and multiple graduate level seminars. Read more...
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Carruthers Is Quest Scholar of the Week
Celeste Carruthers is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics with a joint appointment in the Center for Business and Economic Research. Her work in the economics of education policy has led to a number of recent, noteworthy achievements. Quest, the campus's comprehensive research initiative, has selected Carruthers as its Scholar of the Week. Read more...
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Office of Communications and Marketing Wins CASE, AAF Honors

The Office of Communications and Marketing team won several top honors for its creative video, print, and online work over the past year. The Council for the Advancement of Education (CASE) Region III and the Knoxville chapter of the American Advertising Federation both recently recognized the team's project work, including projects produced in cooperation with the Office of Alumni Affairs and Development, Center for Health Education and Wellness, and Office of Sustainability, among other clients. Read more...

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UT Recycling Collecting Unwanted Items for Paper Purge Party
The annual UT Paper Purge Party is next week. UT Recycling will come to your office to collect unwanted bulk paper. All forms of paper are accepted, including hard-back books, paper with tape or staples, and spiral bound notebooks. Find out which day your building's pickup will be on the schedule on the UT Recycling website. Read more...
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History Department Sponsors Fifteenth Annual East Tennessee History Day

More than 300 middle and high school students will demonstrate their historical research, knowledge, and creativity as they compete in the fifteenth annual East Tennessee History Day on Friday, March 4. The Department of History is co-sponsoring the event. Read more...

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Hundreds of Trees to Be Planted Friday

UT's campus will be a little greener on Friday, March 4, with the planting of 850 trees in honor of Tennessee Arbor Day. Facilities Services is organizing the event, which is part of the greater Second Creek Restoration Project. Read more...

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Announcements
EOD Offers "Basics of Customer Service and Communication Online" E-Learning Certificate Read more...
First Friday Reception Honors Allison Berkoy, Jonathan Lukens Read more...
Cameron Conway at Monday's Writers in the Library Read more...

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Events
African American Trailblazer Series: Cynthia Fleming, 5:15 p.m. today Read more...
Sophomore Step Up, 5:30–7:00 p.m. today Read more...
Women in Business, Entreprenuership and Leadership Summit, 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Read more...

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