September 3, 2015

Manning and Pharr Face off in UT Commercial

Two great strategic minds go toe-to-toe in the university's latest TV commercial. In the spot, UT scientist George Pharr squares off against Vol For Life Peyton Manning, quarterback for the Denver Broncos. Their chosen battlefield: a game of chess. The spot will air during most televised Tennessee sporting events. Broadcast networks allot thirty seconds of free promotion time for each school during games. Read more...

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Thanksgiving Icons Among Newest Emojis
A new set of Big Orange emojis have arrived! Download the themed stickers to your mobile device and add pumpkin pie, checkerboard overalls, and Smokey in a blanket to your posts. Find the emojis and directions for their use on Tennessee Today. Read more...
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National Emergency Preparedness Month Begins
Everyone on campus plays a critical part in emergency preparation and response. In its role of coordinating the campus community, the Office of Emergency Management will be sharing information throughout September, National Emergency Preparedness Month, to prepare the campus to best handle dangerous situations. Severe weather is a common occurrence in East Tennessee. It's easy to forget how dangerous lightning, damaging winds, floods, and hail can be. Do you know how to protect yourself? Learn more at the campus Safety website. Read more...
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Bembenek is Quest Scholar of the Week
Joshua Bembenek, assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology, recently received a prestigious five-year R01 grant award by the National Institutes of Health. Quest, the campus's comprehensive research initiative, has selected Bembenek as its Scholar of the Week. Read more...
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Engineering Selected to Join Research Center
The role of the College of Engineering in studying advanced materials recently got a major boost with the National Science Foundation backing UT to join the Manufacturing and Materials Joining Innovation Center. Claudia Rawn, director of the Center for Materials Processing, will lead the university's efforts. Read more...
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Announcements
Walk With a Vol Begins September 11 Read more...
Carolyn Staples Named OIT Faculty Fellow for 2105-16 Read more...
Three Tenure and Promotion Workshops Slated for September Read more...

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Events
Tennessee vs. Navy Soccer, 7:00 p.m. tomorrow Read more...
Boomsday, 3:00-10:00 p.m. Sunday, September 6 Read more...
Law Admissions Workshop and Law School Recruitment Fair, 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 9 Read more...

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