October 14, 2016

UT Board of Trustees Meeting Today in Knoxville

The meeting of the full board will begin at 1 p.m. in Hollingsworth Auditorium on the Agriculture campus. It will be webcast live and archived for later viewing. The agenda includes the appointment and compensation of the UT Martin chancellor, the chief financial officer, and an executive vice president and chief operating officer. Read more...

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UT Officials Warn of Counterfeit Football Tickets
Saturday's football game between the Vols and the Crimson Tide of the University of Alabama is sold out, which means that fans who purchase tickets from individuals in the area near campus face the risk of counterfeit tickets. The UT Police Department and UT Athletics advise fans to purchase tickets only from trusted sources. Read more...
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Students Host Seventh Annual Barefoot 5K to Benefit Samaritan Place
The 2016 Barefoot Benefit, a 5K foot race and community festival organized by students in the Haslam College of Business, is set for 2 p.m., Sunday, October 16, in Sequoyah Hills Park. Race registration and activities begin at 12:30 p.m. Read more...
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Panel Discussion on the Politics in The Crucible
A panel discussion about the impact of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible on politics during the time of its writing and today will take place in the Carousel Theatre following the Sunday, October 16 matinee. The discussion is free and open to the public. The panelists are Richard L. Pacelle Jr., head of the Department of Political Science; Mike Nash, retired professor from the Department of Psychology; and, Calvin MacLean, head of the Department of Theatre and director of The Crucible. Read more...
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College of Law to Host APIEL Conference
The College of Law invites lawyers, activists, students, scientists, faculty, and members of the community to gather October 21–23 for an international conference on achieving environmental and social justice throughout the Appalachian bioregion and surrounding areas. The seventh annual Appalachian Public Interest Environmental Law (APIEL) Conference features a series of workshops and dialogues that address the region’s most pressing ecological problems. 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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Szymanski, Feltman Discuss Emotional Toll of Working in 'Breastaurants' in Raw Story

Dawn Szymanski, professor of psychology, and Chandra Feltman, a graduate teaching associate in psychology, examined the emotional toll of working in what they dub "breastaurants"--restaurants that feature scantily clad waitresses--in an article in Raw Story. Read more...

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Announcements
Reminder: Open Enrollment Period Ends Today Read more...
Vols host Alabama Tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. Read more...
Facilities Fundamentals: Tree Planting & Care Workshop on October 26 Read more...

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Events
Science Forum: Jay Clark, Noon-1:00 p.m. Today Read more...
Moonlight Hike with the UT Arboretum Society, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday Read more...
McClung Museum Archaeology and Fossil Day, 1:30-5:00 p.m. Sunday Read more...

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