September 24, 2015

UT Helps Design 3-D-Printed Building Powered by a Vehicle

The College of Architecture and Design joined project leader Oak Ridge National Laboratory and close to 20 industry partners Wednesday to unveil a 3-D-printed building and vehicle that produce and share energy. The shared energy system—Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy, or AMIE—demonstrates the integration of generating, using, and storing electrical power. Both the building and vehicle were built using the additive manufacturing process of 3-D printing. Read more...

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Learn More About UT Alert and Safety Notices

Wondering about the guidelines UT Police Department uses to notify faculty, staff, and students about emergency situations that occur on or around campus? Learn more about when and why UTPD sends UT Alert messages and "Safety Notice" e-mails and how Clery Act geography is defined in an FAQ on Tennessee Today. Read more...

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Lebeis is Quest Scholar of the Week
Sarah Lebeis, assistant professor of microbiology, works on plant-microbe interactions and plant innate immunity. Recently an article she wrote was accepted for publication in Science, a leading journal for scientific publication. Quest, the campus's comprehensive research initiative, has selected Lebeis as its Scholar of the Week. Read more...
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White Talks Gender Bias in Judicial Appointments
Penny White, a UT Law professor and former Tennessee Supreme Court justice, recently discussed the ousting of Fairfax County, Virginia, Justice Jane Marum Roush in an interview with the Washington Post​. In the article, White says that the lack of female judicial appointments in Virginia and nationwide are both direct results of gender bias in the appointment process. Read more...
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Safety Tip of the Week: Escape a Fire
Most people think they know what to do in a fire, but they have not considered the impact that stress and disorientation of being engulfed in smoke has on brain function. Fire drills are essential to establishing muscle memory and improving reaction time. Repetition helps your brain access information under stress. Learn more about how to respond in a fire on the Safety website. Read more...
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Carnegie Foundation President to Deliver Lecture
Anthony Bryk, president of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, is serving as the 2015 Billie Grace Goodrich Distinguished Lecturer at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 6, at the Crown Plaza Hotel. Bryk's lecture is called "Learning to Improve: How America’s Schools Can Get Better at Getting Better." To meet Bryk in a small group setting earlier that day, please contact Susan Benner, associate dean for professional licensure and director of Graduate School of Education, at sbenner@utk.edu or 865-974-9598. Read more...
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Former Community College Students Opt In for Chance at Retroactive Associate Degrees
Students who transferred from a Tennessee community college to pursue a bachelor's degree may be eligible to retroactively receive the associate degree they started through the state's new reverse transfer program. More than 7,500 students were notified in August of their potential eligibility and invited to sign up by September 12 for a free degree audit. Read more...
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Announcements
Brandon Hollingsworth, Joan Cronan to Speak at Office Professionals Super Seminar on October 15 Read more...
Register for UT Marketplace October Training Sessions Read more...
Four New Dates for Volunteers Speak UP! Alcohol Edition Announced Read more...

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Events
Vol Vision 2020 Campus Forum, noon to 1:00 p.m. Today Read more...
1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed, 7:30 p.m. Today Read more...
Teaching Big: A Faculty Dialogue about Engaging Large Enrollment Classes, 1:25 p.m. Friday Read more...

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