UT Knoxville is working to raise mental health awareness through VolAware events this week. VolAware is UT’s mental health awareness, wellness and suicide prevention campaign. UT Knoxville will team up with the Knoxville chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) tomorrow for the “Stomp Out Stigma” concert. The free event will take place
UT President Jan Simek and Chancellor Jimmy Cheek will meet with UT Knoxville staff members from 3 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 6 in the Baker Center’s Toyota Auditorium. This event is part of the President’s statewide tour of campuses and institutes. We hope you will be a part of his visit and take this
UT Knoxville faculty and staff are encouraged to keep safety in mind as they travel on foot across campus during football game weekends. Stay on normal walking areas such as sidewalks and parking lots, and avoid hazardous shortcuts, including railroads (in particular the CSX rail yard), steep embankments, construction sites and other areas unsuitable for
Mercury pollution is a persistent problem in the environment. Human activity has led to increasingly large accumulations of the toxic chemical, especially in waterways, where fish and shellfish tend to act as sponges for the heavy metal. It’s that persistent and toxic nature that has flummoxed scientists for years in the quest to find ways
If you notice the grass around campus is cut a little more often and the fall leaves are cleared a little faster and a little better, you can thank a unique partnership that’s helping UT Knoxville become more efficient and save money in the process.
Diners at Ready for the World Café the week of Oct. 5 can enjoy Oktoberfest without leaving campus. The café is 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. Diners pay $11 for the all-you-can-eat buffet or $9 for a
The 2009 Security Booklet for the Knoxville campus is now available online. The booklet meets the requirements of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policies and Campus Crime Statistics Act, regarding the reporting of crime statistics and policies by the university.