October 19, 2016

Engineers Day to Welcome 1,500 High School Students to Campus

Engineers Day, an annual recruiting event hosted by the Tickle College of Engineering, will draw more than 1,500 students from across Tennessee to campus on Thursday. Read more...

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Campus Chest Weekly Update
Our community of Volunteers is now 80 percent of the way to our campus chest goal. Join other Volunteers in giving back to the Knoxville community through the UT Campus Chest campaign. The campaign ends on October 31. Read more...
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UT Students Benefit from Regal Scholars Program
The Regal Scholars program, offered for the sixth year in a row, provides one-year renewable scholarships to 10 freshmen, 10 sophomores, 10 juniors, and 10 seniors. The Knoxville-based Regal Entertainment Group's foundation annually invests $100,000 in the program to cover tuition and room and board for 40 Knox County students. Read more...
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Board of Trustees Approves Initial Phase of Neyland Stadium Renovations
The Board of Trustees recently approved an initial phase package of $106 million to be fully funded by donor gifts and athletics department operating revenues. This project has a targeted completion date of August 2019 and includes: south concourse expansion and renovation, south field wall movement and visiting team locker room relocation. Read more...
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Scholar on Islamic Feminism to Present Third Siddiqi Lecture October 25
Asma Afsaruddin will give the third Siddiqi Lecture in Islamic Studies at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 25, in the Cox Auditorium of the Alumni Memorial Building. It is free and open to the public. The lecture brings top Islamic studies scholars to campus to foster a greater understanding of Islam in East Tennessee. Read more...
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New UTIA Center to Provide Weed Diagnostic Tests
Whether you’re a professional or amateur gardener, nothing can ruin your day like a weed. Worse yet, no matter how you try to control this pesky green invader, it just keeps coming back for more. The University of Tennessee Weed Diagnostics Center is here to help identify weeds and screen them for herbicide resistance. Read more...
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Science Forum: Ron Kalafsky to Discuss High-Growth Firms on October 21
Ron Kalafsky will present "High-Growth Firms: Where Are They?" at the Science Forum on Friday. His talk is on the location-based characteristics of small high-growth firms in the US, including metropolitan areas where such firms tend to cluster, with emphasis on the South. Kalafsky is a professor in the Department of Geography. Read more...
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Announcements
Faculty Listening Sessions Vol Vision Diversity and Inclusion October 24 and 25 Read more...
Staff Listening Sessions Vol Vision Diversity and Inclusion October 26 and 28 Read more...

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Events
China World Showcase: Culture Night, 6-7:30 p.m. Tonight Read more...
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Development Candidate Public Forum with D. Keith Roper, 2-3 p.m. Tomorrow Read more...

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Cone Zone

Engineers Day tomorrow, October 20, will require restricted access to Middle Drive past the Lower Drive and Middle Drive split. T Access entry will be maintained. Staff Lot 9 parking spaces on Volunteer Boulevard from Peyton Manning Pass to the Pedestrian Walkway also will be closed. For more information, call 974-2846.

 
 
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