Hosted by Human Resources, the annual Fall Festival — a tribute to UT employees — is from 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m today at TRECS. This annual employee appreciation event always draws several thousand staff and faculty. It’s also one of the few times each year when the UT employee community comes together and just
UT president John Petersen visited the Knoxville campus Tuesday, as part of his annual statewide tour of UT’s campuses and units. Petersen discussed state-mandated budget cuts for higher education, increasing energy efficiency on campus, and the search for a new UT Knoxville chancellor. Click here to view archived video of Petersen’s remarks.
Hispanic Heritage Month continues with "Meet the Writers: Hispanic Book Day," 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 8029 Kingston Pike. Faculty and instructors from UT’s Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures will read selections from their novels. The event is free and open to the public.
Bruce Bursten, dean of the UT College of Arts and Sciences and president of the American Chemical Society, is quoted in this Al Jazeera article on the announcement of this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry.
News Sentinel science and defense technology writer Frank Munger blogs about the announcement of this year’s Nobel Prizes in chemistry, and talks with Bruce Bursten, dean of the UT College of Arts and Sciences and current president of the American Chemical Society.
Friday, Oct. 10 is National Depression Screening Day, and screening sites have been set up throughout the U.S. UT employees in the Knoxville area can schedule a screening by calling 865-584-9125. All screenings are confidential.
The International House is hosting Colombia Culture Night, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the I-House Great Room. Enjoy Colombian culture, music, dance and food. Tickets are $5 at the door.
The Office of Information Technology’s Telephone Services department is experiencing a telephone outage that is affecting the main Knoxville campus. UPDATE: The issue has been resolved.
The Office of Information Technology’s Telephone Services department is experiencing a telephone outage that is affecting the main Knoxville campus.