This News Sentinel story reports on a UT Religious Studies seminar on the role of religion in the workplace. Rosalind Hackett, chair of the Religious Studies department, said that religious discrimination is the second most reported form of workplace harassment in the U.S. The seminar was designed to help East Tennessee managers, human resources officers
The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees will meet Thursday and Friday, October 27 and 28, in the Hollingsworth Auditorium of the Ellington Plant Sciences building, on the UT Agriculture campus. The full board’s meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m., Friday, October 28.
The University of Tennessee’s 2011-2012 Campus Chest campaign is now at 68 percent of its goal. This year’s goal for the Knoxville-area is $590,000. We have raised $404,199 to date. The campaign is now entering its last official week. The Campus Chest campaign has met or exceeded its goal consistently for the last 20 years.
UT’s new Safe Zone training for undergraduates is set for Sunday, November 6, at Humes Residence Hall, East Multipurpose Room. Safe Zone is a voluntary network of faculty, staff, and students who believe that every member of the community should have an equal opportunity to grown and learn in a safe and open environment.
Roberta Martin, wife of Tennessee basketball head coach Cuonzo Martin, and the rest of the UT basketball staff wives are hosting a “Basketball 101” event for women Friday, October 28, at Thompson-Boling Arena. A special offer is being extended to UT women faculty and staff at a cost of $50 to attend this event. The
This Thursday, October 27, the College of Engineering will continue a nearly century-long tradition—Engineers Day. Each October, undergraduate engineering classes are dismissed for one day to allow university students and faculty to spend time interacting with hundreds of potential engineering students from high schools across the region. The college has been hosting Engineers Day for