April 19, 2016

In Memoriam: Carolyn Boling
Carolyn Boling, wife of the late Edward J. Boling, president of the UT System from 1970 to 1988, died on Sunday. She was 86. The former Carolyn Pierce, Boling was a native of Knoxville and received a bachelor’s degree in child development and family relationships from UT in 1952. She and Ed Boling married on August 8, 1950, and had been married for sixty-five years when the former UT president died in June 2015. Read more...
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Fort Sanders Is Latest Precious Prints Partner
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville is the latest hospital to partner with the College of Nursing to provide the Precious Prints Project to grieving families. The student-led project provides silver fingerprint charms to families who have experienced the loss of their child. Since its creation in 2011, the project has supported more than 300 families. Read more...
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New Equitable Structure for Employee Parking Begins August 1

Beginning in the fall 2016 semester, the university will begin charging for faculty and staff parking through a tiered, equitable pay structure. Employee permits for the 2015-16 academic year expire on July 31. The new pay structure will take effect for permits that begin on August 1. The new employee payment structure has four cost levels and is based on an employee's annual compensation. Read more...

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Thank You for Supporting the University through the Big Orange Family Campaign
The Big Orange Family Campaign is an annual month-long initiative to enhance philanthropy among faculty and staff. Faculty and staff demonstrate their commitment to UT's mission through their gifts. Over the past three years, faculty and staff moved the employee giving percentage from 16 to 50 percent. Check out a thank-you video, the campaign's award winners, and a list of teams that reached 100 percent participation. Read more...
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Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific Closes Season
The Clarence Brown Theatre wraps up the 2015–16 season with Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific which runs Wednesday, April 20, to Sunday, May 8. Set on a tropical island during World War II, the musical tells the romantic story of two couples and how their happiness is threatened by the realities of war and their own prejudices. Featuring such timeless songs as "Some Enchanted Evening" and "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair," the original Broadway production in April 1947 won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1950 and ten Tony awards. Read more...
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Digital Humanities: Tom Scheinfeldt to Speak Friday
Digital media and design expert Tom Scheinfeldt, who was managing director of the groundbreaking September 11 Digital Archive project, will speak at the Illuminations Digital Humanities Series at 3:00 p.m. Friday, April 22. Read more...
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Announcements
Responsible Conduct of Research Lunch and Learn Series: Q&A Session About Culture of Compliance at UT Read more...
Tickets to Clarence Brown Theatre's Black and White Gala Honoring Paula Pell Now Available Read more...
Reminder: Memberships and Subscriptions Fiscal Policy Read more...

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Events
Helping Millennials Plan for a Brighter Tomorrow, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday Read more...
Smart Communities Initiative 2015-16 Showcase Event, 5:00 p.m. Wednesday Read more...
The Lonetones at Medical Humanities: Expression and Exploration in Songwriting, 5:00 p.m. Thursday Read more...

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UT's Student-Athletes Succeed On and Off the Field

UT posted a 3.06 overall student-athlete GPA for Fall 2015, with thirteen of the sixteen teams posting above 3.0. Read more...

Facilities Services Employee of the Month: Mike Tackett

Congratulations to Mike Tackett, right, who was named Facilities Services Employee of the Month for March 2016. Tackett is recognized for responding to calls at all hours and for helping all of those who call, from his co-workers to various contractors. He is always a pleasure to work with, is extremely knowledgeable, and can always be counted on to offer assistance when emergencies arise. Also pictured is Roy Warwick, director of utilities services, Read more...

 
 
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