The College of Education, Health and Human Sciences is launching the Grief Outreach initiative to provide counseling for children ages 6 to 16 who have experienced a loss. Students mostly from the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling will meet with the children or their parents or both. Referrals for the service will be taken
The University of Tennessee has named two new assistant vice presidents for its statewide Institute for Public Service (IPS). IPS is comprised of four principal agencies that serve cities, counties, industries and law enforcement by providing training and consultation.
The Center for Business and Economic Research at UT Knoxville released “The Impact of TennCare: A Survey of Recipients 2008” today. According to findings, the number of Tennesseans without health insurance declined for the second year in a row, and the satisfaction of people with TennCare remained high.
The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy invites the campus and community to watch the Oct. 7 presidential debate and then join in a live videoconference discussion with viewers from five other Tennessee universities. "DebateWatch" will be held at 9 p.m. in the University Center auditorium.
This Saturday’s Pre-Game Faculty Showcase, "Understanding Columbine: How Social Rejection Fosters Mass Violence," will feature Lowell Gaertner, associate professor of psychology. The showcase will begin at 5 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom and is free and open to the public. All showcases last 45 minutes.
Jim McCarter, a senior computer support specialist in Facility Services, has a reputation for always going the extra mile and being naturally kind and helpful. Based on his outstanding courtesy and customer service, Jim has received the September Send Roses Award from UT’s Positive Recognition Committee.
"Many of you have heard me talk about the University of Tennessee Police Department’s motto of ‘Enforcement Through Cooperation.’ The phrase refers to the vital partnership between the police department and the campus community. As a member of the faculty and staff, you play a key role in ensuring the safety of our campus."
Living in a residence hall with more than 600 students would not be the perfect job for everybody. For UT Police Sgt. Meshia Thomas, it’s just right. "It’s an easy fit," Thomas says. "I call it fate. It was meant to be."