John McConnell, former speechwriter for President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney will speak at the University of Tennessee on January 31. The main event is at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center. It is free and open to the public.
Last October, the campus competed in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Game Day Recycling Challenge, a friendly nationwide contest to determine which university can reduce the most waste during a football game day. In total, seventy-five universities competed in five categories: recycling, trash diversion, greenhouse gas reduction, organics reduction, and waste minimization.
Faculty Appreciation Week will be celebrated February 13–17, and now’s the time to buy your discounted basketball tickets and reserve a spot at a special luncheon seminar being sponsored by the Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center.