March 15, 2016

Emmy-Award Winning Writer Paula Pell to Be Honored at CBT Gala
UT alumna, Paula Pell, will be awarded the Artistic Achievement Award at the Clarence Brown Theatre's annual gala to be held 7:00–11:00 p.m. Friday, May 20, at Jackson Terminal. Pell was a writer for Saturday Night Live for more than twenty years. During her time at SNL, she helped create memorable characters such as the "Spartan Cheerleaders," and later the middle-school music teachers "The Culps," in addition to "Debbie Downer." Gala tickets go on sale April 18. Read more...
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Deborah Rhode, Phillip Fulmer, Chief Justice Lee to Speak at UT Law Leadership Symposium
Stanford law professor Deborah L. Rhode, legendary Volunteers football coach Phillip Fulmer, and Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Sharon G. Lee will speak at the College of Law’s 2016 Symposium on Professional Leadership Education. The symposium, "Leading the Future," is 8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Friday, April 1, at the College of Law. Read more...
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Complete New Online Training about Sexual Assault, Harassment by May 6

Help create and sustain a safe and healthy workplace by completing UT's new online training designed to promote greater awareness and enable action about sexual assault, stalking, intimate partner violence, and sexual harassment. Launched in partnership with the Tennessee Board of Regents, the seven-module training for faculty and staff includes short videos, scenarios, activities, and quizzes. All employees are encouraged to complete the training by May 6. Read more...

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Student to Receive National Award for Video Documentary

Caroline Knight, a UT cinema studies and video production major, is in New York City this week to receive an award for her video documentary Visionary. The College Media Association selected Visionary as winner of the long documentary category. Visionary documents the life of Sue Buckley, co-founder of Club VIBES, and how she’s given back since losing her eyesight and learning to live independently. Read more...

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Students Hosting Engineering Event for Middle School Girls
UT's Society of Women Engineers chapter is hosting its third annual spring event, "Tomorrow's Engineers Today," which gives middle school girls a chance to come to campus for a day and get hands-on experience in various types of engineering. Sponsored by Eastman, the event is scheduled to run from 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Saturday, April 2. The cost for students is $5. Register to attend by March 25. Read more...
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Outlets Highlight Weather Sensors Project

Several local media outlets featured stories about a unique UT project that aims to empower residents and help city planners. The News Sentinel, WBIR-TV, Channel 10, and the Knoxville Mercury reported on the study. Read more...

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Announcements
Reminder: Road Closures, Traffic Signal Upgrades Begin This Week Read more...
Student Organization Advisors Invited to Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday Read more...
Panel on Alternative Clinical and Non-Clinical Medical Careers Is Wednesday, March 23 Read more...

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Events
Safe Zone for Faculty, Staff, Graduate Students, 1:00–4:00 p.m. Friday Read more...
UT Gardens Wild Bird Eggstravaganza, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Saturday Read more...
Civil War Lecture Series: 'Merchants, Manufacturers, and Financiers,' 2:00 p.m. Sunday Read more...

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