June 2, 2016

Reece Named Associate Vice Provost; Student Success Structure Reorganized
Anton Reece, executive director of the Student Success Center, has been named associate vice provost. His promotion comes as part of a larger reorganization of Student Success. Read more...
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Office of Communications and Marketing Receives Best of Show from TCPRA
The Office of Communications and Marketing took home eight top-tier honors last week at the 2016 Tennessee College Public Relations Association awards for writing, public relations, design, social media, and video production work, including the Best in Show award for the "Because We're Vols" video. Read more...
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Share Your Volunteer Dads Stories with Us

Father’s Day is June 19, and we want to hear about the great dads who work at UT. Whether your children are still underfoot or out on their own, whether your story is happy, sad, busy, or quirky, we’d like to share it in honor of all dads who work on our campus. Tell us about yourself or a colleague—and send us a photo—and we may share your story in Tennessee Today in the week leading up to Father’s Day. Read more...

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Health Center Pharmacy Services Available to UT Employees

UT's Student Health Center Pharmacy's prescription services are also available to faculty and staff. The pharmacy delivers prescriptions to all university-sponsored buildings within a three-mile radius of the Knoxville campus. Over-the-counter medications are also available. Read more...

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Powers Is Quest Scholar of the Week
John Douglas Powers, assistant professor of sculpture, has been named a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow, which will provide him a year off from teaching to focus on new works. Quest, the campus's comprehensive research initiative, has selected Powers as its Scholar of the Week. Read more...
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Study: Tennessee's Economic Growth Stronger Than National Rates
Economic growth in Tennessee has surged ahead of the nation’s pace in recent quarters. Tennessee’s unemployment rate took a big dip, while its personal income growth rose above the national average, according to a study from UT's Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research. Read more...
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Early Learning Center to Host Early Learning Institute
UT’s Early Learning Center will host the second annual Early Learning Institute on Friday and Saturday. This year’s theme is "Natural Learning Communities: Encountering the Richness" and will feature keynote speaker Lilian Katz, professor emerita of elementary and early childhood education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Read more...
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Announcements
UT Foundation Board of Directors to Meet June 3 in Knoxville Read more...
View the Revised SACSCOC Substantive Change Policy Read more...
Call for Participants: Advancing Learning Through Evidence-Based STEM Teaching Read more...

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Events
Taking the Deterrent to the Sea: Security Dynamics in the Indo-Pacific Region, 3:30 p.m. Friday Read more...
June First Friday at UT Downtown Gallery, 5:00–9:00 p.m. Friday Read more...
Family Fun Day: In the Land of the Dinosaurs, 1:00–4:00 p.m. Saturday, June 11 Read more...

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Cone Zone

Peyton Manning Pass from Circle Park Drive to Phillip Fulmer Way will be closed from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 6. Staff lot 9 will remain accessible from Phillip Fulmer Way.

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Top Ranked Graduate Program

U.S. News and World Report ranks UT’s graduate nuclear engineering program fifth in the nation. Read more...

In Case You Missed It: Vol Minute

Revisit the excitement of commencement with new graduate Stephanie Smith in the latest installment of Vol Minute. Read more...

 
 
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