September 10, 2015

Vols to Open the Home Season September 12
UT welcomes fans to campus Saturday, September 12, for the first home football game of the 2015 season. Kickoff is set for 6:00 p.m. EDT for the Volunteers' game against the University of Oklahoma Sooners. Gates open at 4:00 p.m. ESPN will televise the game, which is sold out. Read more...
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Insurance Enrollment Begins September 15; Information Sessions Set for Next Week
The annual enrollment period begins September 15 and runs through October 15. Two informational sessions are being held at noon on Monday, September 14, and Friday, September 18, in McClung Museum Auditorium. The new Consumer Driven Health Plan with a Health Savings Account will be discussed and representatives will be on hand to answer other insurance annual enrollment questions. Read more...
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Pregame Showcase Explores Language of Music
Music Professor Wesley Baldwin will discuss the human need to interact with music during the first Pregame Showcase on Saturday, September 12. Baldwin will present "Home, Away, and Back Home: How the Language of Music Works" at 4:00 p.m. prior to the Vols' game against Oklahoma. Read more...
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Tip of the Week: Active Shooter Response

There continues to be unsettling news stories about violent attacks on unarmed people going about their normal routine. What would you do in an active shooter situation? The difference between being a survivor and a victim could be determined by your reaction, which depends on your knowledge and level of preparedness. Learn more at the campus Safety website. Read more...

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Gilpatric is Quest Scholar of the Week
Scott Gilpatric, associate professor and John Moore Scholar in the Department of Economics, is an expert in industrial organization, specifically related to competition in markets and tournaments. Quest, the campus's comprehensive research initiative, has selected Gilpatric as its Scholar of the Week. Read more...
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Bob Trigiano Named UTIA Institute Professor
The Institute of Agriculture has named Bob Trigiano the Institute Professor of 2015. The title is given annually to faculty members who demonstrate high achievement in teaching, research, and service. Trigiano is a professor in the university's entomology and plant pathology department. A full list of UTIA Awards and Promotions luncheon honorees is available on Tennessee Today. Read more...
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WUOT Talks to Jenny Richter, Ashley Blamey

WUOT's Chrissy Keuper spoke with Jennifer Richter, associate vice chancellor and director of UT's Office of Equity and Diversity, and Ashley Blamey, director of the Center for Health Education and Wellness, about UT's policy regarding sexual assault on campus. Read more...

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Announcements
Big Orange Friday Goes Red, White, and Blue for September 11 Read more...
Medal of Honor Convention Documentaries to be Shown Locally Read more...
Watershed Faculty Consortium Hosting Fourth Symposium September 15 Read more...

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Events
Planting Flags in Honor of September 11 Victims, 8:00 p.m. today Read more...
Walk With a Vol, noon tomorrow Read more...
Astronaut Barry "Butch" Wilmore, 2:00 p.m. tomorrow Read more...

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