June 16, 2016

Information for Faculty and Staff about Concealed Handgun Law

UTPD Chief Troy Lane shared information about the registration process for full-time employees with concealed handgun permits who plan to carry a concealed weapon on campus. The university has adopted a new safety policy concerning firearms and has posted a list of commonly asked questions. Read more...

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Thursday Football Game Requires Tweaks to Academic Calendar
With UT’s football season opener moved up two days to Thursday, September 1, the university has adjusted the fall academic calendar. The campus will have an administrative closing on September 1. Classes will not be held that day and most campus offices will be closed. Read more...
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Happy Father's Day: Charles O. Jackson Created a Lasting Legacy at UT
Sunday is Father's Day, and to celebrate we asked you to share your UT Dad stories with us. Holly Jackson-Sullivan, director of development for humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences, shares the story of her late father, Charles O. Jackson, who helped shape several aspects of the current College of Arts and Sciences and for whom a lecture series and graduate fellowship is named. Read more...
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From Air Force to UT, Whites Prove 'Like Father, Like Son'
Andy White had a twenty-year career as an Air Force officer before retiring as a lieutenant colonel in 2007 and returning to his alma mater, where he is now director of the Aerospace and Defense Business Institute in the Haslam College of Business. In many ways, he's followed in the footsteps of his dad, UT alumnus and retired airman Dempsey "Whitey" White. Read more...
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UT Recognized for Green Efforts
Earlier this year, UT's Office of Sustainability was recognized as a STARS Silver Institution and a Top Green Power User by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. The university was recognized for its dedication to campus-wide sustainability programs that include Zero Waste Game Days, the Food Recovery Network, its VOLstarter program, and the Green Revolving Fund. Read more...
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'Be Not Afraid of Greatness:' Students Engage With Middle-Schoolers through Theater
For rising sixth-graders, middle school can seem as foreign as Stratford-upon-Avon. Theater students at UT are working with the Great Schools Partnership and Knox County Schools on a reading enrichment pilot program that seeks to smooth the transition for new or rising middle schoolers. Read more...
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Full Board of Trustees Meeting Is Today
UT's Board of Trustees full board meeting begins at 1:00 p.m. today in Hollingsworth Auditorium and will be webcast live and archived for later viewing. Board members will review the university's operating budget, student tuition and fees, and compensation guidelines. Read more...
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Get Inspired with Be Well's Wellness Wednesday Newsletter Posts
Be Well's new online Wellness Wednesday newsletter-style blog shares events, information, and resources to support healthy lifestyles. It's easy to be overwhelmed by the demands of work, family, and other commitments, and good health sometimes takes a backseat in our day-to-day lives. Wellness Wednesday posts aim to inspire you to move more, eat better, and reduce stress. Read more...
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Fleet Management to Lower Vehicle Rental Fees

Starting July 1, UT Fleet Management will align its short-term vehicle rentals with state contract rates offered by Enterprise and National car rentals. Read more...

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Announcements
Learn About 3-D Printing During Make Break Session Today at Pendergrass Library Read more...
Swap Your Old Clicker for New QT or QT2 August 16–17 Read more...
From the Work Healthy UT Blog: 5 Recipes for Finding the Perfect Iced Tea Read more...

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Events
Public Forum on Pride Center, 1:00–3:00 p.m. Friday Read more...
Night at the McClung Family Sleepover, 7:00 p.m. Friday Read more...
Implementing the UT Knoxville Search Engine in Your Website, noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday Read more...

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Cone Zone

Estabrook Road will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic starting Monday, June 20, and will reopen before the beginning of fall semester. Tee Martin Drive will remain open and Lower Drive traffic direction will be reversed to enable motorists to turn right onto Middle Drive. Read more...

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Creating Connections

During the 2014–2015 academic year, nearly 850 employers and 6,030 students attended ten job fairs hosted by UT. Read more...

Congratulations, Jacob Capps!

Congratulations to Jacob Capps, right, who was named Facilities Services Employee of the Month for May. Capps, grounds foreman, was recognized for his dedication, commitment to productivity and quality, and his key role in ensuring safety on campus in inclement weather. Also pictured is Jason Cottrell, Landscape Services assistant director.

 
 
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