The university’s Employment and Benefits Web page helps employees understand their benefits and opportunities. The Web page includes links to the UT Career Development Fund, which helps employees participate in job- and career-related development activities by paying part or all of their fees for continuing education programs.
The Chancellor’s Honors Banquet has a long-standing tradition of celebrating academic and service excellence at UT. This year’s banquet will be held on April 9.
Six Knoxville-based UT researchers and research groups have been selected for technology development grants by the UT Research Foundation. The grants give researchers extra funding to move their work toward a point where it can be put to commercial use.
UT accounting professor Dan Murphy has received the 2008 Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award from the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Bruce Bursten, dean of UT’s College of Arts and Sciences and a distinguished professor of chemistry, has been elected president of the American Chemical Society (ACS). He will serve a one-year term.
The search committee charged with helping to find the next Chancellor for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, held its first meeting Thursday and outlined plans for a broad and inclusive process that will include extensive campus community involvement and input. Harry "Hap" McSween, chair of the 21-member committee said the group will work diligently to
Lifting heavy stones to build a long fence on his property, Alan Solomon could be any gentleman farmer, albeit an exceptionally fit one for his age. But this weekend portrait would be incomplete—for Solomon, the doctor and cancer researcher, it’s the heart that matters.
Move over “American Idol.” UT students were singing in contests long before that hit television show. All-Sing, a competition that began in 1932, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, in Cox Auditorium in the Alumni Memorial Building.