September 8, 2015

Grad's Mobile Fashion Company Officially Launches

It all started in a closet. What was once just an idea for Brandi King, a 2015 Haslam College of Business graduate, is now a reality. Her company, Rentique, officially opens its doors this week. Rentique is a mobile fashion truck that rents high-end dresses and apparel for special occasions. The truck features a changing room, sitting area, and a variety of clothing styles. Read more...

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Campus Invited to Hear Wilmore Speak
The College of Engineering invites interested students, faculty, and staff to hear astronaut and alumnus Barry "Butch" Wilmore speak at 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 11, in Alumni Memorial Building, Room 32. Read more...
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Faculty and Staff to Lead Sessions on Civility, Bullying

The UT Libraries Diversity Committee and Office for Diversity and Inclusion is hosting a series of "Lunch and Learn" discussions surrounding the theme of difficult conversations. Sessions are planned for noon on Tuesday, September 15, and noon on Wednesday, October 21, to discuss civility on campus and social media bullying, respectively. Read more...

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Center for Health Education and Wellness to Host Open Volunteers Speak UP! Sessions
The Center for Health Education and Wellness will host ten Volunteers Speak UP! sessions open to students, staff, and faculty during September and October. The center will offer two programs: Volunteers Speak UP! RSVP (Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention) and Volunteers Speak UP! Alcohol Edition. Read more...
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Arborist Works to Preserve Ash Trees on Campus
Landscape Services arborist Sam Adams has been working diligently to save campus trees from an invasive insect. The emerald ash borer, an exotic beetle that can kill an ash tree in as little as three years, was first documented in East Tennessee in 2010 and has affected all ash trees on campus. Read more...
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Announcements
Board of Trustees Executive and Compensation, Health Affairs, and Trusteeship Committees Meet Tomorrow in Nashville Read more...
Department Heads Forum Series Launches September 23 Read more...
OIT is Now Point of Contact for Installation and Maintenance of Security Cameras Read more...

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Events
Feasting, Fermentation, and Females: The Relationship between Food, Religion, and Gender in Ancient Israel, 3:40 p.m. today Read more...
Research Services 1 (Research Software and Services Overview), 9:05-9:55 a.m. tomorrow Read more...
Social Security Maximization, noon to 1:00 p.m. Thursday, September 10

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