Volunteer Boulevard from Lake Loudoun Boulevard to Pat Head Summitt Street on the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, campus will be closed all day Friday, June 25 and Saturday, June 26. The closure is due to underground utility work to support the construction of the Student Health Center.
In this News Sentinel article, UT Knoxville anthropology professor and crisis and risk expert Gregory Button applies his expertise from previous oil spills and disasters — including the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989 and the collapse of a storage tank at a Murphy Oil USA refinery during Hurricane Katrina — to assess the oil
The News Sentinel looks back at the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989 and two locals who participated in the clean up efforts, including UT Knoxville anthropology professor and crisis and risk expert Gregory Button.
This feature from online magazine www.theRoot.com features UT Knoxville anthropology professor and crisis and risk expert Gregory Button discussing BP’s $20 billion escrow account through which legitimate claims of damages resulting from the Gulf oil spill would be paid.
The Exempt Staff Council is accepting nominations for representatives from several areas. The deadline to submit a nomination is Wednesday, June 30. You may nominate yourself or someone else to serve on the council, which is composed of elected representatives from each administrative unit based on the number of exempt staff positions within each unit.
“Quarterly, I meet with the UT Employee Relations Advisory Board to address concerns from UT employees,” Interim President Jan Simek said after the ERAB June meeting. “As you know, the ERAB is a statewide group of employees elected to represent you by voicing your concerns during these meetings.”