September 14, 2015

Big Orange Ribbon Cut on New Student Union
On Friday, the university celebrated the midpoint of the largest building project in its history. More than thirty people lined up to cut the ceremonial orange ribbon, which spanned the width of UT's new pedestrian bridge, at the dedication of the new Student Union. Read more...
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Campus Chest Campaign Kicks Off with $610,000 Goal

The 2015-16 Campus Chest campaign kicks off today and will extend through October 30. This year's goal is $610,000. Please join the campus community in helping those in need. Campus Chest supports agencies that address key social issues, help children achieve their potential, provide food and shelter to those who are struggling, keep the environment clean and safe, and provide supplies and support to animals. Read more...

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Engineering Teams Up with Boeing on $2 Million NASA Project

The future of aircraft propulsion systems could be vastly improved thanks to research being conducted by the College of Engineering. NASA has tapped a joint Boeing-UT project for support, with the agency providing $2 million over four years while the aircraft company contributes a share of funding. Read more...

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See Inside Ewing's Collection with Special Exhibit
The Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture is displaying an exhibition of items from its permanent collection in the Art and Architecture Building through September 25. Something Old, Something New allows the campus community to see some of the treasurers held in the gallery's rarely seen permanent collection. Read more...
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Flags Placed by Students Gets National Attention
The UT chapter of the Young Americans for Freedom gained national attention for their September 11 memorial last week. The group placed 2,977 flags on the lawn of Humanities Plaza to honor the lives lost in the 2001 terrorist attacks. The Washington Post talked to Meredith Maroney, a co-organizer of the event. Read more...
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Announcements
Tennessee Human Rights Commission Executive Director to Deliver Lecture Read more...
Animal-assisted Therapy Program to Hold Meeting for Potential Volunteers Read more...
Vol Court Pitch Competition Increases Award Amount, Begins Tuesday Read more...

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Events
Insurance Enrollment Informational Session, 2:30 p.m. today Read more...
Legend's Lecture Series: Sheryl Lee Ralph, 7:00 p.m. today Read more...
Nigeria World Showcase, Wednesday and Thursday, September 15-16 Read more...

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Photography

Share Your #beautiVOL Photos

Take an amazing picture on campus? Share it with the campus community on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #beautiVOL. Read more...

Smokey X on the Rock

Payton Miller, a junior in mathematics, painted this gorgeous portrait of Smokey X on the Rock over the weekend. Read more...

 
 
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