October 4, 2016

Open Enrollment Period Ends Tomorrow

Open enrollment for benefits ends tomorrow, October 14. During the open enrollment period, UT faculty and staff have the opportunity to sign up or make changes to their health, dental, vision, basic and term life, long-term care, and optional special accident insurance. If you do not make changes, you will keep your current health benefits. Read more...

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UT to Host Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art Tonight
Johnnetta Cole, director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, will speak at the Holiday Inn World's Fair Park at 6 p.m. tonight, as part of the Billie Grace Goodrich Distinguished Lecture Series sponsored by UT's College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences. Cole's lecture, "The Case for Diversity and Inclusion," will take place in the Grand Pavilion Ballroom. Read more...
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UT Art Professor is Leukemia-Lymphoma Society's Top Fundraiser for Knoxville
Joshua Bienko, assistant professor in the School of Art, was recently named Man of the Year for being the top fundraiser for the Knoxville Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. He was honored for bringing in $17,048 of the $142,760 the local chapter raised during its recent 10-week campaign. Read more...
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Five Professors Named Fulbright Scholars for 2016–17 Academic Year

Four UT professors are serving as Fulbright Scholars this academic year—Micah Beck, Sarah Eldridge, Krista Wiegand, and Songning Zhang. Funded by the US government, Fulbright Scholars are chosen based on their leadership and their abilities to teach, conduct research, and contribute to solutions of shared international concern. Read more...

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UT-ORNL Team Hopes to Ease Path from Vegetation to Biofuel
A UT-ORNL team led by Governor's Chair Jeremy Smith is using supercomputing to figure out ways to more easily turn vegetation into biofuel. Read more...
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Using UT HTML E-Mail Templates
A well-crafted email is one of the most effective communications tools. Academic and administrative units who send HTML emails to internal and external audiences should use the university’s email templates to help properly identify their messages as coming from UT. Read more...
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Announcements
Baker Café - Forty More Years: The Making of the Clinton/Trump Court, Today Read more...
National Elections: Debate Watch! Tonight Read more...
Study Abroad Fair Tomorrow Read more...

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Events
974-CARE Program Overview, Noon to 1:00 p.m. Today Read more...
Goodrich Lecture Series, 5:15-7 p.m. Tonight Read more...
Science, Policy, and the Election, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tonight Read more...

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