Join the run-up to “Do Deutsch!,” this year’s October celebration of all things German, and give yourself a chance to win terrific prizes, including gift cards, sports memorabilia, event tickets, and much, much more! Starting August 29, UT Knoxville students can enter the “Do Deutsch!” Olympiad, a pentad of creativity contests based upon the theme
UTPD have asked for faculty, staff, and students’ help in alleviating the heavy pedestrian backup at the corner of Phillip Fulmer Way and Andy Holt Avenue, just below the Hill. Now that fall semester has begun, the safety of all pedestrians and motorists—especially during the busiest times between classes—is a foremost concern.
UT Knoxville welcomes fans to campus this Saturday for the first home football game of the 2011 season. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. ET for the Volunteers’ game against the University of Montana Grizzlies. Gates open at 4:00 p.m. VideoSeat pay-per-view will televise the game.
The University of Tennessee is one of twenty teams taking part in the Department of Energy’s 2011 Solar Decathlon competition on September 23 in Washington, D.C. The Knoxville News Sentinel takes a look at the full-scale prototype that Team Living Light will pit against designs from other universities. The 750-square-foot home was designed by more
Chris Cherry, assistant professor in civil and environmental engineering, was interviewed in the Law Vegas Review-Journal, about electric bicycles. The city is launching an electric bike program to encourage public employees to use pedal-assisted bicycles instead of cars.
Chris Cherry, assistant professor in civil and environmental engineering, was featured in the Commercial Appeal, for his electric bike and traditional bike-share research project.
The 2011 Office Professionals Super Seminar is scheduled for Thursday, October 20. This all-day conference features discussions and presentations aimed at helping UT employees succeed in today’s fast-paced administrative world. Hosted by Employee and Organizational Development, the seminar provides networking opportunities and the chance to evaluate personal and career goals.
The East Tennessee CyberSecurity Summit Committee will host the Seventh Annual East Tennessee CyberSecurity Summit on October 12 and 13 at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Knoxville. The conference is co-hosted by the University of Tennessee, the FBI, Fountainhead College, the Tennessee Valley Authority, TVA’s Office of the Inspector General, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.