To help employees understand fraud in its various forms, Employee and Organizational Development presents "Fraud Prevention and Detection in Higher Education," from 9 a.m. until noon Wednesday in room 218 of the Conference Center.
Before the Vols take on Alabama-Birmingham this Saturday, Cello Studio professor Wesley Baldwin will take on Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos. Beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the University Center Ballroom, "Brazilian-Bach Fusion: The Music of Villa-Lobos" kicks off the 2008 Faculty Showcase season presented by UT Knoxville’s College of Arts and Sciences.
UT Knoxville beat out 18 of the nation’s top research institutions to win a $16 million award from the National Science Foundation to begin the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS). The center will be directed by Louis Gross, a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and math.
Our door says "admissions," but our mission is much more. Student access and success are among our highest goals. As UT Knoxville becomes more a school of choice for our state’s—and nation’s—best and brightest students, we must increase our efforts to maintain a diverse student body and increase accessibility for all qualified students.
He’s assistant director of admissions, adviser to the UT Chapter of the NAACP, member of the Urban League’s Young Professionals, executive board member for the National Achievers Society, second-year doctoral student, father, and husband. And now Eric Stokes’ résumé lists another role—director for the UT LEAD Summer Institute, a five-week program for incoming freshmen, most
"Napoleon and Egyptomania in Tennessee" is now open at McClung Museum. The exhibit features art, silverware, ceramics, glass and other items influenced by Napoleon’s invasion of Egypt in the late 1700s and after the discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen in 1922. The exhibit runs through Jan. 18.
Make Orange Green Week kicks off today with a residence hall light bulb exchange, 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in all residence halls. Make Orange Green is UT Knoxville’s environmental awareness and action program. For more information on Make Orange Green, including the full schedule of this week’s events, visit http://environment.utk.edu.
The National Science Foundation has announced new research areas in biosensing and bioactivation and hydrocarbons from biomass as part of its 2009 Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation program. Faculty interested in these areas can view an NSF webcast at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, to explain the two new initiatives.
The University of Tennessee is proud to announce that due to funds being set aside by the legislature, a one-time bonus of up to $400 will be paid on October 1, 2008, to employees who meet certain eligibility guidelines, according to Linda Hendricks, vice president and chief human resources officer.
Interested in pursuing a degree while you work at UT? Want to find out more about innovative programs for employees such as mediation services, Family Medical Leave, the UT sick leave bank, UTOnline and Career Path? For Your Benefit, a new eight-page newsletter delivered last week to all Knoxville-area UT employees, can answer many of
For Your Benefit, a new eight-page publication explaining human resources policies, will begin appearing in all Knoxville-area UT employees’ mail boxes today and tomorrow.
Will health insurance premiums and benefits change? How do I get additional job training or pursue a degree while I work? Answers to these and many other human resources-related questions appear in For Your Benefit, a new eight-page publication that will be delivered to all Knoxville-area UT employees this week.