August 18, 2015

Welcome to the New Tennessee Today

The Office of Communications and Marketing is pleased to present the redesigned Tennessee Today electronic newsletter. The new design provides a better connection to the Tennessee Today news website and the campus calendar. The new design allows us to feature larger images of our vibrant campus and the great work of our faculty, students, and staff. You will also be seeing more highlights from UT's social media. Read more...

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Big Orange Friday: The Orange You Need
All members of the Volunteer community are encouraged to wear orange each and every Friday to support the university. Whether you're donning checkerboard overalls or an orange tie, wearing our school colors is a great way to spread the Volunteer message and share school spirit—on and off campus. Read more...
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Lewis is the Quest Scholar of the Week
Jioni Lewis, assistant professor of psychology, was recently named the recipient of the nationally competitive 2015 Carolyn Payton Early Career Professional Award from Division 35 of the American Psychological Association. Quest, the campus's comprehensive research initiative, has selected Lewis as its Scholar of the Week. Read more...
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Alderman's Elvis Photo Essay Featured in Sacred Matters Magazine
Derek Alderman, head of the Department of Geography, recently published a photo essay examining the intense devotion of Elvis fans and ways they express it through pilgrimage and other acts. Read more...
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Autry for Wall Street Journal: Sweatshops Are 'Unnecessary Business Risk'
Chad Autry, William J. Taylor Professor of Supply Chain Management in the Haslam College of Business, was a guest columnist for the Wall Street Journal on August 17. In his column, "Sweatshops Hurt the Bottom Line," Autry writes, "Companies with a long-term perspective on economic performance know that offshoring production to a factory full of safety hazards isn't a path to profit. On the contrary, it creates unnecessary business risk." Read more...
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Master's Program Partnership Paying Off for Y-12 Engineers

Eric White knew an industrial engineering master's degree would help him sharpen his professional skills while strengthening his resume. But he never expected the master's degree to pay off so quickly. Read more...

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Announcements
Work-study Research Assistantship Program Seeks Faculty Postings Read more...
Courage to Climb Award Nominations Due Monday, August 24 Read more...
Students to Test Skills, Vie for Scholarships in Pro2Serve Math Contest Read more...

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Events
Dunford Hall Offices Open House, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Friday, August 21 Read more...
Women's Soccer vs. Lipscomb, 7:00 p.m. Friday, August 21 Read more...
Art Exhibition Reception at the Ewing Gallery, 4:30-7:00 p.m. Monday, August 24 Read more...

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Social Media

Facebook: HGTV took over a room in our very own Hess Hall! Check out their makeover below and get the how-to details at http://hg.tv/3jttc. Read more...

Twitter: @utdining: Have you checked Qdoba!!!! Located in the new Student Union! #FLEXPLAN #DININGDOLLARS #ME #V4L http://fb.me/3ISXEfLVN Read more...

Photography

Torch Night

Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Life and Dean of Students Melissa Shivers speaks to students at Torch Night on Aug. 15.

Weather Channel Visit

The Weather Channel films Pride of the Southland Marching Band members practicing in Neyland Stadium on August 6 for Heat Week. Read more...

 
 
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