The Civil and Environmental Engineering department has been developing a multi-hazard mitigation plan for UT Knoxville. This plan identifies hazards and risks associated with the university and suggests ways to reduce the campus’ vulnerability. Faculty and staff are invited to read a draft of the plan here.
Millie Gimmel, an assistant professor of Spanish, is an interdisciplinary scholar who works at the intersection of Colonial Mexican history and literature and the history of science. QUEST, UT Knoxville’s comprehensive research initiative, has selected Gimmel as its Scholar of the Week.
The UT Innovative Technology Center’s Spring 2009 Faculty Spotlight features Sharon Husch, a lecturer in the Statistics, Operations, and Management Science department. Husch uses LiveOnline@UT, Blackboard, Web-based resources and e-mail to teach statistics classes to undergraduate and graduate students.
Former UT basketball player and author Dane Bradshaw will speak about his experience playing for the Vols at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 24, in McClung Museum Auditorium, immediately before the Memphis game. Seating will be limited at the free event.
Wondering what to do in the event of inclement weather in Knoxville? It’s that time of the year to review what faculty, staff and students should do in the event of a delayed opening.
RecycleMania, a 10-week intercollegiate recycling competition, kicks off today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the pedestrian mall. At the kick off there will be a large display, RecycleMania information, recycling bin giveaways courtesy of Alcoa Inc., a raffle for prizes, and free Einstein Brothers coffee and bagels, courtesy of Aramark, for anyone who