October 10, 2016

Tuesday is Deadline to Register to Vote; Baker Center to Host Early Voting October 31 – November 4
Tomorrow is the deadline to register to vote in the general election. Early voting begins October 19 and continues through November 3. The general election is set for November 8. The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy will host early voting for all Knox County registered voters from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. October 31 through November 3. Read more...
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UT's Clark Provides Insight in Wake of New Jersey Train Crash
UT's David Clarke, director of the Center for Transportation Research, has shared his expertise in the wake of a rail disaster. Clarke, who is also an associate research professor of civil engineering, spoke with the Associated Press about the crash of a NJ Transit commuter train into the terminal in Hoboken, New Jersey. Read more...
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Tennessee Today Looking for Great 'Office Stories'

Have you outfitted your office to fit your unique interest or style? Does your office tell a story about your hobby or passion outside of work? We'd love to see a photo and hear your unique story. Read more...

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Homecoming 2016 Judges Needed
All Campus Events and the Student Homecoming Committee are looking for faculty and staff members to volunteer for a couple hours of their time from October 30-November 5 to serve as Homecoming judges. Read more...
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New UT-Based National Institute Explores Evaluation Science

A new national institute has been established at UT to provide independent evaluations of research and education programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. The institute also will generate new knowledge about the ways in which integrated STEM programs function effectively. Read more...

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Experience Learning Updates: Resource Guides Now Available, Course Designation Applications Due October 31
Experience Learning resource guides are now available for faculty and staff. Written with faculty, academic advisors, and staff members in mind, the guide was developed as a Quality Enhancement Plan workbook to educate our campus community on what they can expect from the initiative. Read more...
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WUOT: Feller on Political Battles in Andrew Jackson Presidency, Release of New Jackson Papers
WUOT 91.9 FM recently interviewed Dan Feller, professor of history, about the political battles brewing during Andrew Jackson's presidency–many of which are similar to what is happening this presidential election season. Feller also discussed the release of a new volume of the Papers of Andrew Jackson, a UT project dedicated to transcribing and publishing the president's entire written record. Feller is editor of the project. Read more...
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AVCRD Candidate Public Forum with Christopher S. Brown, Today, 2-3 p.m. Read more...
Register for Homecoming Activities - Events Take Place November 4-5 Read more...

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OIT Workshop: Getting to Know Canvas, 2-4 p.m. Today Read more...
Speculative Architect Liam Young to Lecture Tonight

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UT Gardens Celebrates New “Nest” Treehouse

UT Gardens held an open house to celebrate the opening of its new Treehouse on Friday. Nicknamed the “Nest,” the treehouse is designed to engage children with nature and teach the benefits of trees. The treehouse is the signature element of a larger UT Gardens project. Work is underway on a new Children’s Discovery Garden scheduled to open next spring. Read more...

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