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Faculty Appreciation WeekKNOXVILLE—Faculty Appreciation Week at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville wraps up today.

Each day this week, stories and videos about faculty are being featured on the Tennessee Today website. All of the Faculty Appreciation Week stories and videos are archived at

In celebration of Faculty Appreciation Week, students, alumni, faculty, staff, and others are invited to send a “shout out” to your favorite faculty member or read what others have written. Find the shout out page at

Watch the video below for more faculty shout outs from UT some of our students.


Faculty still have time to take advantage of these special events and discounts:

  • Showcasing faculty books, research—Books authored by UT faculty will be on display throughout the week in the Dixie Marie Wooten Commons West (Melrose entrance) of Hodges Library. The display also will highlight faculty members who have made their scholarship openly available online at the Tennessee Research and Creative Exchange (TRACE) digital archive. Faculty members are invited to learn how to preserve and showcase their published and unpublished work in SelectedWorks at
  • UT Bookstore Discount—The bookstore will offer a 20 percent discount to faculty and staff with their UT ID. The discount will not include textbooks, special orders, select trade books, and minimal select general merchandise (such as the “We Back Pat” shirts).
  • Aramark freebies and discounts—With their UT ID card, faculty can enjoy: free tea with entrée purchase at McAlister’s deli located in the Arena Café; free doughnut with small coffee purchase at Dunkin Donuts at Volunteer Hall on White Avenue; $5 Friday at the Presidential Court Café and the Southern Kitchen; free tall coffee at Starbucks with the purchase of a breakfast sandwich or pastry.

C O N T A C T :

Amy Blakely (865-974-5034,