September 22, 2016

Big Purple Friday to Honor Pat Summitt
Wear your purple this Friday, September 23, to honor the legacy of Pat Summitt on Big Purple Friday. Cupcakes and Insomnia cookies will be on the Johnson-Ward Pedestrian Walkway for participants. Big Purple Friday is sponsored by the Student Government Association, the Alzheimer's Association, and the Pat Summitt Foundation. Read more...
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Scripps Networks Interactive Exec to Keynote 2016 CCI Diversity and Inclusion Week
Scripps Networks Interactive human resources executive Alaka Williams will deliver the keynote address for the College of Communication and Information's seventh annual Diversity and Inclusion Week, September 26-29. Williams' talk begins at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28, in the auditorium of the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture. Read more...
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Alumni Honored at Annual Awards Dinner
Seventeen remarkable Volunteers were recognized for their achievements and contributions to the university and society at the 2016 Alumni Board Awards Dinner. Recipients of the top honor, the Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Awards, were Sharon Price John, CEO and president of Build-a-Bear Workshop; Jerry Summers, founding and supervising member of Summers, Rufolo, and Rodgers in Chattanooga; and Robert Kirkland, the late founder and owner of Kirkland’s stores. Read more...
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UT Kicks Off Church Lecture Series with Architect Paul Mankins September 26
The College of Architecture and Design kicks off its 2016–2017 Robert B. Church Memorial Lecture Series with Paul Mankins, founding partner of Substance Architecture in Des Moines, Iowa. Mankins will present “Work of substance: r2c2s2p” at 5:30 p.m. in McCarty Auditorium (Room 109) in the Art and Architecture Building. Read more...
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NEH Features Van de Moortel's Greece Excavation Project
An international team led by Aleydis Van de Moortel, professor and head of the Department of Classics, has discovered some of the earliest evidence of how aspiring leaders of Bronze Age Greece reshaped their society to set themselves apart from other people. Those ways included the use of chariots, burial practices, and architectural design. The National Endowment for the Humanities recently featured the project. Read more...
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UT Gardens Tomorrow: Edible Container Gardening
Training Day at the Library: Digital Humanities Sandbox, September 27 Read more...

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Ag Day 2016 Festival and Fun
Using Skype for Business for Online Office Hours (Faculty/Staff Focused) Read more...

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Supply Chain Management Program Ranked Third in Nation

UT's Supply Chain Management program in the Haslam College of Business is now ranked third in the nation in the 2017 U.S. News and World Report undergraduate rankings. The world-class program was ranked fifth nationally last year. Read more...

Vol Minute: Admissions

Associate Provost for Enrollment Management Kari Alldredge talks about recruiting top students and why alumni are an important part of that process. Read more...

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