In an effort to expand availability and increase its level of customer service, the UT Knoxville Facilities Services department has launched the Facilities One Call program. Beginning April 5, members of the campus community can call one phone number, 24 hours a day, any day of the year and speak live with a Facilities Services
Playing the violin has been a way of life for Rachel Grubb, and she had the chance to display her gift at UT Knoxville’s first ever research week. The week put the spotlight on undergraduate researchers, scholars, artists and performers with a concert, an honors symposium, an art competition and a student paper competition. Grubb
The UT Knoxville College of Communication and Information will hold its annual Experience Diversity Banquet, 7 p.m. Friday, April 9, at the Bearden Banquet Hall, 5806 Kingston Pike, in Knoxville. The keynote speaker is Phyllis Y. Nichols, president and CEO of the Knoxville Area Urban League. Nichols also will be presented with the 2010 College
UT Knoxville Aerospace & Defense MBA alumnus Tim Gray earned the prestigious AVIATION WEEK Laureate Award for process improvements at Hill Air Force Base. The Laureate Awards were given at a ceremony held March 17 in Washington, D.C.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the UT Libraries and many of its friends and benefactors recently celebrated the acquisition of the Libraries’ 3 millionth volume, “TSVLVKI SQCLVCLV, A Cherokee Spelling Book.” The Cherokee speller was published in Knoxville, Tenn., in 1819. The Libraries’ copy is one of only three known to exist.
Douglas Holtz-Eakin, who has served as an economic adviser for Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush and presidential candidate John McCain, will visit UT Knoxville on April 7 to discuss some of the most critical issues facing the nation, including the budget, health care, education, and energy and the environment.
The 10th annual Julian Blackshear Jr. Scholarship Banquet, sponsored by the College of Law and the Black Law Students’ Association at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will be held on April 17.