September 8, 2016

Fifteen Years Later: Remembering 9-11
September 11, 2001, is a day most of us will never forget. You probably remember where you were and what you were doing when you learned of the terrorist attacks. As the fifteenth anniversary approaches, we share some of your recollections of that day. Read more...
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Weekly Science Forum Returns with Cutting-Edge Research
Experts will talk about the latest research on everything from dinosaurs to bears and from nuclear fuel to infant behavior at this fall’s Science Forum. The series kicks off noon to 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 9, in the Thompson-Boling Arena Café private rooms C-D. The first featured speaker will be Stephanie Drumheller-Horton, adjunct assistant professor and part-time lecturer in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences. Read more...
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NSF Funds Engineering Look at Storm Water Adaptation, STEM Education

The growing reputation of the College of Engineering's environmental research got a big boost recently from the National Science Foundation. The NSF's Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation announced backing for a UT-led project to sustainably manage storm water runoff in urban areas. Read more...

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New Security Measures to Be Enforced at Maroon 5 Concert September 14
UT will institute the same bag policy for concerts and special events at Thompson-Boling Arena that is already in place at athletic events at the arena, Neyland Stadium, and other venues. The new policy will be enforced at the Maroon 5 music concert set for Wednesday, September 14. Read more...
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Travel + Leisure, Yahoo! News, The Guardian Feature Research Professor

A recent Travel & Leisure article mentioned UT Earth and Planetary Sciences Adjunct Research Professor Robert Riding's stance on the uncovering of new fossils. Riding also was featured in a recent interview with The Guardian. Read more...

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Announcements
Knoxville Unearthed Exhibit and Programs Begins Saturday Read more...
Game Day Information for Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol Read more...
Today Is the Last Day to Donate to Flood Relief Efforts Read more...

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Events
National Security Policy: The Failure of the Policy Elite and the Dangers of Popular Reaction, 5:30 p.m. Today Read more...
Let's Talk QUAL, 4:00–7:00 p.m. Friday Read more...
University Women's Club Welcome Back Tea, 4:00–6:00 p.m. Friday Read more...

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Photography

Happy 222nd Birthday, UT!

Break out the Big Orange cupcakes! The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, turns 222 on Saturday, September 10. Learn more about UT's 200-plus years in a photo slideshow of historical images. Read more...

Congratulations, Veronica Huff!

Congratulations to Veronica Huff, administrative specialist, who was named Facilities Services Employee of the Month for August. Huff was recognized for her involvement in the design, implementation, and training for the Archibus, the department's database system. Also pictured is Leo Pedigo, special projects director.

 
 
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