UT and Knoxville police have increased patrols in the Fort Sanders area near campus. The additional patrols began Nov. 12 and will continue indefinitely. Also, "Fort Sanders Safety Day" will be held on Monday, Dec. 3. Both UT and Knoxville police, students, UT officials and neighborhood representatives will staff tents at various sites that afternoon
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Want to find a way to stretch your paycheck and reduce your tax burden? Enroll in the university’s Flexible Benefits Plan, and you can use pre-tax dollars to cover vital services and purchases for you and your family. Enrollment in the plan must be renewed every calendar year. The forms are due on Dec. 17.
Remember when going to the library meant looking through a card catalog to find a book and studying alone in silence? Well, that’s ancient history. Today, Hodges Library at UT is bustling with people working on laptops, collaborating on digital projects and getting help for their computers. Welcome to The Commons.
There’s no down time in the "spirit world" inhabited by Joy Postell-Gee. As coordinator of UT’s Spirit Squad, she oversees the year-round activities of more than a hundred cheerleaders, dance team members, mascots, Smokey dog handlers and spring sports ambassadors. "I tell them three things at the beginning," she said. "First, getting an education is
More than 1,400 top scientists and funding leaders will converge on Knoxville in January for the 2008 National Science Foundation Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, sponsored by the NSF Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation. The event is being hosted by the UT College of Engineering at the Knoxville Convention Center.
James Agee’s “A Death in the Family” has been a staple in American literature for 50 years, but it was not the same novel that the author intended to publish. UT professor Michael A. Lofaro restored the novel to reflect the manuscript Agee left completed at his death. “A Death in the Family: A Restoration