August 26, 2016

Three Shades of Orange: Freshman Class Includes Triplets
Having family nearby can make the transition to college a little easier. For triplets Ethan, Griffin and Landon Gantte, family will be right here on campus. Growing up close to UT, they never envisioned going to school anywhere else—and having familiar faces on campus at the beginning of the school year makes it even more special. Read more...
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Clarence Brown Theatre, Grist Literary Journal Receive Arts and Culture Grant
UT's Clarence Brown Theatre and student literary magazine Grist recently received grants to further their contributions to the arts in the state. The Arts and Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville selected the theater and the magazine as two of the twenty-seven recipients of annual Arts Build Communities grants. Read more...
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Advanced Manufacturing Center and Engineering Annex Holds Grand Opening

More than a hundred people attended Thursday's opening of the new Fibers and Composites Manufacturing Facility and Engineering Annex on White Avenue. The facility features labs with cutting-edge machines devoted to advanced manufacturing of composites. Read more...

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Student Health Center Pharmacy Offering Flu Vaccines

The Student Health Center Pharmacy is administering flu vaccines. University faculty and staff that are members of the CVS/Caremark prescription program can receive the vaccine at no cost. Read more...

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The Conversation Features UT Professor on Ethiopia Protests
Country-wide demonstrations by the Oromo in Ethiopia have flared up again. Ethiopia's authorities reacted with heavy force, resulting in the death of 100 civilians. The Conversation Africa's Samantha Spooner interviewed UT Professor of Sociology Asafa Jalata about how the protests mark a change in the country's political landscape. Read more...
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Jaekel Talks to Academic Minute on Refugee Mothers' Childcare Practices
Academic Minute featured Julia Jaekel, Assistant Professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies. Jaekel collaborated with Hillary Fouts, director of graduate studies, to explain why it’s important for refugee mothers to keep homeland child caring practices. Read more...
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Donate Goods for Louisiana Flood Relief
The Volunteer community is coming together to help our SEC neighbors in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, after widespread devastation from flooding. An on-campus drop-off location will be accepting cleaning supplies and other items today. Read more...
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Announcements
Planning to Attend a Clarence Brown Theatre Show? Check Out Restaurant Circle Special Offers Read more...
Online Faculty Performance and Planning and Retention Review Website Available Read more...
Social Scene: Find Out What's Happening Around Campus Read more...

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Events
Teaching in a Technology Enhanced Classroom 1, 3:00–5:00 p.m. Monday Read more...
Baker Café: Who’s Influencing our Presidential Candidates? Interest Group Power and Influence, 12:15-1:15 p.m. Monday Read more...
Christopher Hebert at Writers in the Library, 7:00 p.m. Monday Read more...

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