A public forum with Dr. Jimmy Cheek, the last of five finalists for UT Knoxville Chancellor, will be held at 3:30 p.m. today in the University Center auditorium, and is open to all faculty and staff. The forum will be Webcast. Read more about the candidates and view the Webcast here.
The International House is presenting Chinese Culture Night tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the I-House Great Room. You can watch and listen to traditional Chinese dances and musical instruments, two different martial arts demonstrations, a Chinese fashion show showing many different aspects of Chinese clothing, and of course Chinese cuisine. Tickets are $5 at the
The University of Tennessee Research Foundation announces the second annual UTRF Maturation Funding Program to help UT researchers further develop technologies that have the potential for commercial success.
UT Knoxville’s 2008-2009 Campus Chest Campaign continues through Friday, Nov. 1. The goal for this year’s campaign is $560,000.
UT Knoxville has been chosen to be a regional recruitment office for the Peace Corps. The Peace Corps is funding the office in the Center for International Education. UT was chosen because it provides many Peace Corps volunteers.
UT’s Board of Trustees Executive and Compensation Committee met last week to discuss options for the future of UT Knoxville’s audiology and speech pathology program. According to the plan developed by the committee, the program will continue operations and remain in Knoxville but will be administered by the College of Allied Health Sciences at UT
The Cost Project Committee, a special committee of the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees, is scheduled to meet September 29 in Knoxville. The Cost Project Committee provides oversight of the Cost Project, an initiative of the board to review effectiveness and efficiency of university costs in the context of maintaining academic quality and appropriate
UT’s Law Enforcement Innovation Center is offering a DNA Trends and Issues Summit for law enforcement personnel Oct. 20-21 at the UT Conference Center in Knoxville. The summit will address the emerging trends and issues facing law enforcement and DNA technology — including crime scene collection and preservation, crime lab policy and procedures and court
Dr. Jimmy G. Cheek, the last of the five finalists for UT Knoxville chancellor, visits campus this week.He will interview for two days and participate in two campus community forums, each an hour long. The first is at 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24, in the Hodges Library Auditorium. A second forum will be held
UT President John Petersen visits UT Martin today and the UT Health Science Center on Tuesday as part of his annual campus tour. Beginning with UT Chattanooga on Sept. 9, Petersen is in the midst of a series of day-long stops at each of the UT System’s five campuses. The visits also include meeting with
New York Newsday, the Washington Post, the Knoxville News Sentinel and other regional and national media outlets published this Associated Press story on Jay Rubenstein, the UT Knoxville history professor who won a MacArthur Foundation "genius award" last year.