UT Men’s Athletic Director Mike Hamilton and UT Women’s Athletic Director Joan Cronan presented a check to UT Interim President Jan Simek, UT Knoxville Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek, Provost Susan Martin and Dean of Libraries Barbera Dewey for $10.35 million during last Saturday’s football game between Tennessee and Western Kentucky University.
Constitution Week is Sept. 17-23, but the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at UT Knoxville is getting an early start with a lecture tonight. UT Knoxville alumnus Oliver Thomas — attorney, author, educator, minister, community leader and executive director of the Niswonger Foundation — will speak on “From Jihad to General Motors:
The Ready for the World Cafe opens its 10-week fall semester run the week of Sept. 14 with a menu dedicated to island cuisine around the world. The cafe will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each Monday through Thursday in the Hermitage Room on the third floor of the University Center. Students
Howard Dean, former Vermont governor and former Democratic National Committee chairman, will visit UT Knoxville, on Sept. 23 to speak at two events. Dean will speak at a luncheon sponsored by the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy and then present an evening lecture co-sponsored by the Baker Center and Issues Committee.
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. Begun in 2003, World Suicide Prevention Day aims to improve education about suicide, decrease stigmatization and, most importantly, raise awareness that suicide is preventable.
UT Knoxville welcomes fans to campus Saturday. Kickoff for the Volunteers’ game against the Bruins of the University of California, Los Angeles, is scheduled for 4 p.m. EDT. Neyland Stadium gates open at 2 p.m. ESPN Sports will televise the game. The university would like to remind visitors to campus about stadium policies and inform