July 11, 2016

University Enhances Sexual Assault Prevention, Reporting, and Investigation Resources

UT is restructuring and investing more resources in two of the primary offices that handle sexual assault investigations, reporting responsibilities, and support and care for victims of sexual misconduct, relationship violence, and stalking. Read more...

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Campus Invited to Celebration of Life Service
UT is hosting a Celebration of Life service for Lady Vol Basketball Head Coach Emeritus Pat Summitt at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 14, at Thompson-Boling Arena. Doors to the arena will open at 5:30 p.m. If you plan to attend, please leave your vehicle parked in your assigned lot on campus and walk to avoid traffic around the arena. Shuttles will run from the Ag campus beginning at 4:30 p.m. Read more...
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New Security System Coming to Campus
A new building access management system called Gallagher is being implemented across campus. This card-reader system will replace aging access and alarm technology and provide a more secure campus environment. Over the coming months, Facilities Services, UT Police, the VolCard Office, and the Office of Information Technology will complete the transition to the new system. Read more...
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Letters from China: Fourth of July, UT Restaurant in Nanjing, and Chinese Names
Lola Alapo, public relations specialist in the Office of Communications and Marketing, shares stories from the English immersion summer camp in China where she is teaching. She writes about celebrating the Fourth of July abroad, visiting a slice of Big Orange Country in Nanjing, and what she's learned about Chinese naming traditions. Read more...
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Reading Expert Recommends List of Olympics Books for Kids of All Ages
Cindy Welch, the associate director at the Center for Children's and Young Adult Literature, believes books are a great tool to answer questions children may ask about the upcoming Olympic Games. Check out Welch's list of great titles for every age group. Read more...
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Training Pages Course Catalog Available Online
Employee and Organizational Development's Training Pages course catalog is now available online. The catalog features course listings for July through December. Employees interested in management and personal development classes can take advantage of this service by visiting the online catalog. For more information or to register, visit the website or call 974-6657. Read more...
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KLASS Center to Expand Services for Children
UT's Korn Learning, Assessment, and Social Skills (KLASS) Center is expanding its services for children with behavioral difficulties. Consultation sessions are now offered for parents to help them develop and maintain effective strategies to reduce their child’s challenging behaviors. Read more...
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UT Regional Partner in Southeast Manufacturing Innovation Hub
UT has been selected to participate in the White House's latest National Network for Manufacturing Innovation: the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute. Read more...
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Pregame Showcase Series Takes a Time-Out
The Pregame Showcase—the popular faculty lectures held on campus two hours before each home football game—will be on hiatus until Phase II of the new Student Union construction is completed. Read more...
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Announcements
Special Edition of The Daily Beacon in Honor of Summitt Available Tuesday
Campus Flags at Half-Staff until Sunset Tuesday in Honor of Victims of Thursday's Attack on Dallas Police Officers Read more...
Office of Research and Engagement to Host Major Research Instrumentation Information Session on July 19 Read more...

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Events
Advanced Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), 1:30–3:30 Wednesday Read more...
Farmers Market, 4:00–7:00 p.m. Wednesday Read more...
Foundations of Customer Relations and Communication, 9:00–11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 27 Read more...

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