This Sunday, April 20, is Campus Clean-up Day. Volunteers will gather at the University Center Plaza at 1 p.m. and then go to areas on campus, along the Strip and in Fort Sanders to pick up trash.
Oleg Manaev, now a visiting professor in the School of Journalism and Electronic Media, continues to fight for democratic freedom in his native Belarus despite government-led propaganda attacks and arrest threats. Manaev will discuss his experiences at a luncheon on April 23 at The Foundry at World’s Fair Park. The event is sponsored by the
The Office of Communications + Marketing at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has won 23 awards from the Volunteer Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, including two first-place awards for Tennessee Today, the new faculty/staff communications program.
Registration is now open for Employee and Organizational Development training classes in the IRIS payroll and accounting system. Classes will be held in June, July and August.
Mike Shiley, a freelance journalist and filmmaker, will show his documentary “Inside Iraq: The Untold Stories” at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, on April 17. The event, sponsored by the Issues Committee, is free and open to the public. A question-and-answer session with Shiley will follow the movie.
Steven Wilhelm, a professor of microbiology at UT Knoxville, is quoted in this Detroit Free Press story about the growing effects of climate change on Lake Superior. He notes the growing prevalence of algae blooms, even in winter, as a major change in the lake’s systems.
Electricity will be cut to many campus buildings this Sunday, April 20, so that high-voltage equipment can be connected in Neyland Stadium.