June 27, 2016

Family: 'Difficult Days' for Summitt as Disease Progresses

The past few days have been difficult for legendary women's basketball coach Pat Summitt and her family as her early onset dementia progresses. She is surrounded by loved ones, and her family asks for prayers, as well as respect and privacy in this difficult time. Read more...

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Heavy Traffic Expected Near Thompson-Boling Arena This Weekend
A Jehovah's Witnesses religious conference set for Friday, July 1, to Sunday, July 3, at Thompson-Boling Arena is expected to have an impact on campus traffic and parking. UT Parking and Transit Services officials are expecting very heavy pedestrian and vehicle traffic near the arena each day from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and again from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Read more...
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College of Architecture and Design Employee Celebrates Fifty-Six Years of Service
Thelma Hilton, an accounting specialist in the College of Architecture and Design, celebrates fifty-six years as an employee next month. She knows firsthand how challenging it was to bring the Torchbearer to campus. Read more...
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Letters from China: Twenty-Eight Vols to Teach English, Immerse in Culture
Twenty-eight faculty, staff, and students have taken Big Orange Country to China through an English immersion summer camp—and the UT community can follow their adventures over the next two weeks. Team member Lola Alapo, public relations specialist in the Office of Communications and Marketing, will send back reports about the group's work and play. Read more...
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Greenfield Named Honorary Artist in Residence
Provost Susan Martin recently named Gloria Z. Greenfield an honorary artist in residence in the Journalism and Electronic Media and Cinema Studies programs. Greenfield brings thirty years of strategic planning, marketing, and management experience to her work dedicated to the strengthening of Jewish identity, Jewish nationhood, and the values of freedom and democracy through film. Read more...
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Parking Services Accepting Applications for Game Day Workers

Parking and Transit Services has temporary positions open for parking attendants. Current UT Knoxville employees are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be available for seven football game day Saturdays and one training session on Saturday, August 6. Read more...

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Camtasia for Windows 1 (Creating Online Instructional Video on Windows PC), 1:00–3:00 p.m. Tuesday Read more...
Open Consultations for Transition to Canvas, 9:00–11:00 a.m. Wednesday Read more...

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Cone Zone

Starting today, drivers traveling west on Cumberland Avenue will be unable to turn left onto Volunteer Boulevard. As an alternate route, westbound vehicles can enter campus from Phillip Fulmer Way. The closure is expected to last at least two weeks. For more information, call 974-3061.

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