November 3, 2016

Public Celebration to Honor Tickle College of Engineering Namesake
The university will host a dedication ceremony at 4 p.m. today for the Tickle College of Engineering in honor of its namesake, John D. Tickle. The celebration will take place in the quad near Perkins and Ferris Halls and will include music, food, and a limited number of T-shirts with the college's new logo. It is free and open to the public. Read more...
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UT Welcomes Fans, Alumni to Homecoming Game Saturday
UT welcomes football fans and alumni to campus Saturday for Homecoming. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m. EDT for the Volunteers' game against the Golden Eagles of Tennessee Tech. Many Homecoming activities precede kickoff, such as Party in the Park, the Vol Walk, and Toyota Volunteer Village. Read more...
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Weekly Science Forum Will Feature Thomas Papenbrock Discussing the Atomic Nucleus
Thomas Papenbrock, a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, will present “The Atomic Nucleus: The Core of Matter, the Fuel of Stars” at the Science Forum on Friday, November 4. Papenbrock is a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. Read more...
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Knoxville Mercury Features Fitzpatrick in Mudpuppies Story
The Knoxville Mercury interviewed Benjamin Fitzpatrick, an associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, about a species of salamanders called mudpuppies. The salamanders got their name from making high-pitched whines when distressed. Read more...
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Emeritus Professor Richard Jantz in National News about New Amelia Earhart Theory

For decades, many have assumed that legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart died in a plane crash. Researchers believe they have new evidence that supports the theory that she may have died as a castaway on a remote island. Richard Jantz, professor emeritus of anthropology, reviewed measurements of bones that may have belonged to Earhart. Read more...

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Early Voting at Baker Center Ends Today
Homecoming Parade, Friday at 4 p.m.

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17th Annual Southeast Stomp Fest, 6 p.m. Friday
UT Singers Homecoming Concert, 8 p.m. Friday

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Congratulations, Ashley Gilliam!

Congratulations to Ashley Gilliam, who was named Facilities Services Employee of the Month for October. As a training specialist, Ashley helps to orient all new employees and goes above and beyond to aid in their transition to their new position. Also pictured is Communication and Information Services Director Kevin Garland.

A Smokey-Approved Tailgate Recipe

The Homecoming game is in 2 days! Here's a 3-ingredient Smokey in a Blanket recipe for tailgating. Print Smokey toppers and get the full recipe at Read more...

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