August 27, 2015

Pregame Showcase Kicks Off September 12
It's football time in Tennessee and the kickoff of another game day tradition: the Pregame Showcase. Football fans are invited to hear from some of UT's exceptional faculty during the twenty-sixth annual College of Arts and Sciences Pregame Showcase, which begins Saturday, September 12. Read more...
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Icove is Quest Scholar of the Week
David Icove, the UL Professor of Practice in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, was recently awarded one of the top honors in his field as he was chosen a fellow of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. Quest, the campus's comprehensive research initiative, has selected Icove as its Scholar of the Week. Read more...
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Sexual Misconduct Policy in Place After Year of Review

The Policy on Sexual Misconduct, Relationship Violence, and Stalking, which became effective August 19, represents a year of review and work involving stakeholders from across campus. The Sexual Misconduct Policy Task Force, made up of faculty, staff, and students, ensured that all feedback and viewpoints were considered in the review of the interim policy first introduced a year ago. Nine public sessions were held during last year, and the diversity of viewpoints represented helped to make the policy stronger, more transparent, and easier to understand. Read more...

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Professor Quinn Named Chancellor Emeritus
Physics Professor John Quinn, who served as chancellor of UT from 1989 to 1992 under then-president Lamar Alexander, has been named chancellor emeritus. Quinn recently retired after a fifty-seven-year career in academics, twenty-six years of which were spent at UT. Read more...
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Secretary of Commerce to Tour IACMI Today

Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and Department of Energy Assistant Secretary David Danielson will visit the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation in Knoxville. Read more...

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Experts Guide Highlights UT's Scholars

The Office of Communications and Marketing has redesigned and relaunched the UT Experts Guide. The searchable online directory features faculty and staff who are experts in their field and willing to be interviewed by the media. Know a great expert that should be included in the guide? Submit an entry online. Read more...

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Announcements
Faculty Pub to be Held at Tyson Alumni House on October 29, November 19 Read more...
A Cappella Group Seeks Faculty Advisor Read more...
Post Openings for Undergraduate Research Opportunities in EXPLORE Database Read more...

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Events
Writers in the Library: Margaret Lazarus Dean, 7:00 p.m. August 31 Read more...
Gardening for Butterflies, 1:00 p.m. Saturday, August 29 Read more...
Forget Me Not 5K to Benefit the Pat Summitt Foundation, 8:00 a.m. Saturday, August 29 Read more...

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Social Media

Twitter: @utkfacserv: Knoxville, TN Arborist Sam Adams led an Emerald Ash Borer tree injection demo for a Forest Entomology class yesterday! @UTIAg Read more...

 
 
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