UT joins more than 200 sites around the globe to celebrate Open Access Week, October 19-23. Research institutes, colleges, universities and advocacy organizations will host events to express their support for free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research. UT’s celebration will include a screening of video contest entries on Wednesday, Oct. 21.
The economy is on the upward slope, but the climb is going to be a steep one. That’s the good news — and the bad news — described in “The Tennessee Business and Economic Outlook: Fall 2009,” a report just issued by the Center for Business and Economic Research at UT Knoxville. The report looks
In celebration of American Archives Month, the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy’s Modern Political Archives (MPA) will host a special exhibit and reception on Oct. 20 in the rotunda of the Baker Center at UT Knoxville. Free and open to the public, the reception begins at 4 p.m. Light refreshments will be
Facilities Services has launched an online Customer Satisfaction Survey to evaluate the quality of work completed on campus and to seek out and eliminate ongoing issues. If you have requested work or interacted with members of Facilities Services over the past year, please take a moment to fill out the survey. The survey is currently
The National Science Foundation has awarded UT Knoxville $10 million to develop a computer system that will interpret the massive amounts of data created by the current generation of high-performance computers in the agency’s national computer grid. Nautilus, a computer system that will have the capability to store vast amounts of data, will be one
I would like to encourage you to attend the annual Autumn Festival — a tribute to UT employees — from 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. tomorrow at TRECS. Due to weather concerns, all festival activities will be held indoors. This annual employee appreciation event hosted by Human Resources always draws several thousand staff and faculty.