Knoxville’s version of America Recycles Day will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14, at Market Square. America Recycles Day is a national event that enhances public awareness of the importance of recycling and provides information about local recycling opportunities. The University of Tennessee is a participating sponsor for the
Interim Chancellor Jan Simek and the UT Commission for Women want to sponsor an outstanding woman to attend the 2009 Summer Institute at Bryn Mawr College. Women faculty members or administrators who have a proven record of professional growth and responsibility and a keen interest in campus administration and the challenges of growing a university
Phillip Moffitt, former UT Knoxville student body president and editor of Esquire magazine, returns to his alma mater to discuss and sign copies of his book "Dancing with Life: Buddhist Insights for Finding Meaning and Joy in the Face of Suffering" from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, in Hodges Library auditorium.
The Ready for the World Café features a Cajun flair this week, with an added dash of Mexican, Mediterranean and Asian. The menu includes Cajun pork tenderloin, chicken noodle rye pie, shrimp and crab gumbo, Mexican style stuffed peppers, garlic mashed potatoes, Mediterranean zucchini salad and Asian coleslaw. More
University of Tennessee College of Architecture and Design students will benefit from a recent gift from national design firm Cooper Carry. The firm has pledged $25,000 to the college in memory of former senior associate and UT alumnus Thomas E. Robbins.
Thinking of dropping that old phone directory in the trash? Think again! As new UT phone directories are delivered this week, be sure to place your old directories in any mixed paper recycling bin on campus. It’s one more way you can Make Orange Green! For more information on Make Orange Green, visit http://environment.utk.edu or
UT Knoxville welcomes football fans and alumni to campus Saturday for Homecoming but reminds everyone about game day security measures and construction conditions near campus. Kickoff for the Volunteers’ game against Wyoming is scheduled for 1 p.m. Neyland Stadium gates open at 11 a.m.
Phillip Moffitt, former student body president at UT Knoxville and editor of Esquire magazine, returns to his alma mater Nov. 10 to discuss his new book and to meet with students. Moffitt also will be honored by the Accomplished Alumni program, a new venture by the UT Office of Alumni Affairs to attract prominent alumni
W. Fitzhugh Brundage, a noted professor and author from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill will discuss the impact of race on Southern regional identity on Nov. 11 at UT Knoxville. The lecture is free and open to the public.