Applications are being accepted for the University of Tennessee’s new doctorate program in Organizations and Strategy, offered through the Department of Management in UT’s College of Business Administration. An information session for interested students will be held at 6 p.m. on Feb. 27 in Room 402 of Stokely Management Center.
Faculty and staff with an interest in starting a small business are invited to the Small Business Innovative Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Program Forum, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, in Suite 212 of the UT Conference Center.
The Chancellor’s Honors Program is soliciting proposals from UT faculty for one-credit fall 2008 University Honors courses and three-credit spring 2009 courses.
The UT Early Learning Center is cosponsoring the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive with East Tennessee Public Television. Bring new or gently used sweaters to any of the three Early Learning Center locations: 1206 White Ave., 2010 Lake Ave. or 3700 Sutherland Ave. David Newell, who played Mr. McFeeley, the Speedy Delivery Mailman on "Mister
A new dining option at UT—the Ready for the World Cafe—is opening minds and appetites to international cuisine. Open to faculty, staff, students and the general public, the cafe is located in the Hermitage Room on the third floor of the University Center.
The Office of Research is creating a newsletter to publicize grants, awards, prizes, honors and other accomplishments of UT faculty. Please forward relevant news items to Bill Dockery at firstname.lastname@example.org and copy Luana Henley at email@example.com. For more info call 974-2187.
I want to update you on numerous efforts to improve safety in the Fort Sanders neighborhood, which is home to more than 12,000 residents—many of them UT students and employees.
Professor David Fox believes in taking the active approach to solving problems. He says, "Homeowner equity is a great bootstrap for getting people out of poverty." He’s equally passionate about making housing design and construction more environmentally friendly and getting high school students involved in making their communities better places to live.
This New York Times Magazine article on the importance of play in childhood development refers to a book by UT psychology professor Gordon Burghardt. The article cites Burghardt’s definition of play as an "activity of limited immediate function" for its seeming frivolity and the voluntary yet crucial nature of play in young animals and children.
The 2008 CASE III conference is under way in Atlanta, and members of the Office of Communications and Marketing at the University of Tennessee are there to accept a variety of awards. The Council for Advancement and Support of Education conference began Sunday and continues through Wednesday.
"Murder She Wrote," a series of discussions of crime, adventure or horror novels written by authors from around the world, begins at 12:20 p.m. today in the I-House Great Room with a discussion of the book "Magdalena the Sinner" by Austrian author Lilian Faschinger.