Changes to the University of Tennessee’s long-term disability insurance plan have resulted not only in improved benefits but also lower premiums for current participants and for eligible employees who wish to join the plan during a special open enrollment period March 28 through May 2, 2011.
The University of Tennessee has now begun accepting paperless travel claims. The plan is to move the travel claim process to a paperless basis by July 2011.
Peter Gleick, an internationally recognized water expert and co-founder and president of the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment and Security, will discuss how water resources are connected to human health, energy and food production in the context of peak water. Gleick will speak on “Peak Water Constraints and Soft Water Path Futures: Freshwater
The Executive MBA for Strategic Leadership program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is one of the 50 best executive MBA programs in North America, according to the Poets & Quants for Executives ranking. UT Knoxville’s Executive MBA for Strategic Leadership program ranked 45th among all public and private universities in North America and 20th
First-year students and faculty members agree: FYS 129 seminars are a change from ordinary. Students enjoy small-group learning while transitioning to college. Professors enjoy engaging with students on topics of mutual interest while receiving $1,500 for research support. The deadline for seminar proposals is April 8.
“The Humanities building is too hot.” “There are still chalkboards on the walls.” “The technology is outdated!” These are complaints for which, at one time, UT Knoxville had no dedicated financial answer. In the past 10 years, however, the university committed funds to address a number of classroom improvements made possible by the Facilities Fee.
Italian influences add some zest to the Ready for the World Café menu for the week of March 7. The buffet will include pesto chicken Florentine; roasted asparagus salad with goat cheese and bread crumbs; cola chops; apple, pecan, cranberry and avocado spinach salad with balsamic dressing; baked tilapia with tomato and basil; three-grain pilaf;
John Walker Lindh, a 20-year-old American from California, was captured while fighting for the Taliban in December 2001. He was indicted by a federal grand jury on 10 charges. It became known as the case of the “American Taliban,” and Lindh’s attorney, James J. Brosnahan, will speak at the UT Knoxville College of Law on