August 26, 2015

Introducing UT's Experience Learning Initiative
Experience Learning is a bold new initiative to transform the educational experience for undergraduate and graduate students at UT. Over a five year period, UT will give students more opportunities to be involved in civic engagement, to solve complex real-world problems, and to contribute to the welfare of their communities as part of their regular coursework. Read more...
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College of Nursing Establishes Torchbearer Professorship
Tami Wyatt, assistant dean of graduate programs in the College of Nursing and co-director of the Health Information Technology and Simulation Lab, has been named the first Torchbearer Professor in Nursing. This is the first endowed position in the college to be funded by private donations. Read more...
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Clarence Brown Theatre Announces Pay What You Wish Pricing
In an effort to make live theater available to all, the Clarence Brown Theatre has implemented "Pay What You Wish" pricing for the first Wednesday Preview during the upcoming season. The first performance will be September 9 for The 39 Steps Read more...
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Social Work's Trauma Certification Program Profiled on WBIR

Becky Bolen, professor of social work, was interviewed by John Becker of WBIR for the station's Service and Sacrifice series. Bolen teaches in a College of Social Work program that trains social workers to help clients deal with mental health issues. Special elective courses for military and veterans' needs are available. Stephanie Pilkay, a PhD student in the program, discussed how her family history of service led her to be interested in helping veterans get better care in the wake of traumatic events. Read more...

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Education Advancement Program Awarded Federal TRIO Funding

UT's Educational Advancement Program has received $1.6 million in Department of Education TRIO Student Support Services grant funding for the next five-year period. Read more...

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Announcements
Call for Nominations: Outstanding Students for Spirit Row Read more...
Reminder: Pendergrass Library Temporarily in Brehm Room 243 Read more...
Environmental Health and Safety Certified to Send Dangerous Goods Read more...

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Events
UT Farmers Market, 4:00-7:00 p.m. today Read more...
Growing Together: Leaf Castings, 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 29 Read more...
Online@UT 02 (Assessments in Blackboard Learn), 9:00 a.m. Thursday, August 27 Read more...

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