August 12, 2016

Concealed Carry in Effect on Campus

A new state law took effect on July 1 allowing full-time UT employees with valid handgun permits to carry a concealed handgun on UT property. The university has adopted a new safety policy concerning firearms and has posted a list of commonly asked questions including background on the law, establishing eligibility to carry, and the manner in which a person should carry their firearm. Read more...

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Lewis Receives Two National Awards for Advancing Understanding of Race, Ethnicity
Jioni Lewis, assistant professor of psychology, has received two national awards for helping to advance the understanding of race and ethnicity. Read more...
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Tennessee Olympians: Justin Gatlin, Track and Field
In 2012, alumnus Justin Gatlin brought home two medals for the United States, a silver in the 4 x 100-meter relay and a bronze in the 100-meter dash. Gatlin previously earned a gold medal for the 100-meter dash in 2004. Gatlin competes for Team USA at 8:30 a.m. Saturday in the 100-meter preliminary. NBC is live-streaming events online. Read more...
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Library to Host Open House for Graduate Students
Graduate students are invited to an open house at Hodges Library from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, August 19. Meet your department’s subject librarian and register for Library Express delivery. Bring your laptop and activate your wireless account. Participants will be entered to win door prizes. Read more...
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News Sentinel Highlights Duran Research on Street Gangs
The Knoxville News Sentinel interviewed Robert Durán, assistant professor of sociology, for a story about the reasons that drive Knoxville gang membership. Read more...
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Announcements
Reminder: Astronaut Scott Kelly to Speak Monday on Campus Read more...
Alliance of Women Philanthropists Accepting Giving Circle Grant Applications Read more...
Emergency Preparedness Kits Available from VolShop Read more...

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Events
Move More Mondays, Noon to 1:00 p.m. Monday Read more...
TurningPoint Clickers: Basics and Transitioning to TurningPoint Cloud (6), 3:30–5:00 p.m. Monday Read more...
Seven Habits for Managers, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday Read more...

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