May 11, 2016

Wayfinding District and Parking Lot Signage Being Installed

Do you know what district you work in? New color-coded district signage is now being installed as part of the campus’s year-long wayfinding project. The wayfinding framework divides the campus into seven color-coded districts to make it easier to give directions in a broader context of the campus layout. The names were developed based on a combination of geography, function, and branding. For example, "the Village" is a reflection of the residence halls and student life functions of that district and "Torch" designates the academic core of campus. Read more...

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Social Work Grad's Degree to Strengthen Work with Death Row Inmates, Families
For many people, death row inmates represent the worst of society who deserve the punishment they are getting. Dana Harrison knows that their stories are often more complex than the crimes they commit. For the past twelve years, Harrison has worked with death row inmates, their families and attorneys as their cases wind through the federal appeals process. Harrison will receive a Doctor of Social Work on Thursday. Read more...
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Dasvidanya: Graduate Heads to Russia to Teach English
After graduating from UT, Desiree Dube will say dasvidanya—goodbye—to America for a while. Dube, from Clarksville, Tennessee, completed her degree in history and Russian studies and is heading to Russia on a Fulbright scholarship. She will spend the 2016–17 academic year teaching English and learning all she can about Russian culture. Read more...
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Thank You for Your Support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month
In April, UT's Center for Health Education and Wellness, along with partner organization the Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee, coordinated events, held discussions, and provided training sessions as part of national Sexual Assault Awareness Month to raise awareness and help prevent sexual violence. The center would like to thank the campus community for its involvement in the month's events and its support on this important issue. View a video about resources available to students dealing with issues of sexual misconduct, relationship violence, and stalking. Read more...
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Anonymous Donors Endow Undergraduate Business Plan Competition in Honor of Graves
An anonymous couple has donated $1 million to UT’s Haslam College of Business in recognition of Tom Graves. Graves is a senior lecturer in business management and the operations director of UT's Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The donation endows the Undergraduate Business Plan Competition, which will now be known as the Graves Undergraduate Business Plan Competition. Read more...
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UT Tradition, Aloha Oe, Hits 90-Year Milestone

Tonight's Aloha Oe ceremony will be held at 8:00 p.m. at Alumni Memorial Building Cox Auditorium. Soon-to-be-graduates light candles and pass the "Torch of Service" to their fellow students to inspire them to be leaders in their communities. The event was moved indoors because of the threat of inclement weather. Read more...

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Announcements
Find In-Network Doctors and Hospitals Available Outside Tennessee Read more...
Commencement for Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Communications and Information, Law, Graduate School on Thursday Read more...
List of Featured Speakers at Ceremonies Available Online Read more...

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Events
Farmers Market, 4:00–7:00 p.m. Today Read more...
Move More Mondays, Noon Monday Read more...
Introduction to LiveOnline@UT (Zoom), 9:00–10:00 a.m. Tuesday Read more...

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