KNOXVILLE — The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, celebrated the breaking of ground today on the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center, a new, technology-enhanced building for the UT School of Music. The proposed four-floor, 123,000-square-foot building is named for Natalie Haslam, a graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences and a music and arts enthusiast.
A program honoring longtime restaurateur William (Bill) F. Regas as a “Legend of the Industry” is being planned for the spring of 2011 by the UT Knoxville Department of Retail, Hospitality and Tourism Management. The event will be held on March 26, 2011, in the ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Hotel.
A study by two College of Business Administration professors at UT Knoxville found that when firms engage in corporate political activities, such as lobbying and making campaign contributions, they enjoy about 20 percent higher performance.
Say “care packages” and you probably imagine boxes chocked full of homemade goodies that parents send to their children who are away at college. Two UT Knoxville women are switching that up a bit: they are packing boxes with snacks, essential clothing items, medicine and toiletries to send to soldiers in Afghanistan.
UT Knoxville’s College of Education, Health and Human Services has been awarded funding for its Future Program in Connections for Disability and Employment, in the Center for Literacy Studies. The funding comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Transition Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities. The Future Program will provide postsecondary education opportunities on the
UT Knoxville welcomes football fans and alumni to campus Saturday for Homecoming. Kickoff for the Volunteers’ game against the Rebels of the University of Mississippi is scheduled for 12:11 p.m. ET. Gates open at 10 a.m. CBS Sports will televise the game.