The Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity campus chapter is suspended indefinitely through an agreement reached today with the university. The fraternity pleaded guilty to seven specific charges of misconduct related to an underage alcohol consumption incident on September 22 and two charges related to an incident on August 31. Charges were pending for that incident.
Hammers and nails will replace laptops and books this weekend for more than seventy students and faculty in the UT College of Business Administration. The Tennessee Organization of MBAs will build their tenth Habitat for Humanity house on Saturday, September 29.
Chair massages, manicures, an inner-child play area, and a place to make your own stress ball. All of these fun activities will be featured on Wednesday, October 3, at UT’s VolAware Street Fair, an event to raise awareness about mental health issues. Activities will take place on the Pedestrian Walkway. The fair events are free
Students at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy have launched a voter registration drive at UT Knoxville. The drive’s leaders—Baker Ambassadors Charleigh Cagle, Lisa Dicker, and Alexandra Chaisson—want the campus community to participate in the November 6 presidential election.
James Ostrowski, a professor in industrial and information engineering, devised a big idea to combat his students’ boredom: board games. Starting in the spring, Ostrowski will use board games to help students in Industrial Engineering 322 learn about operations research. Operations research is a sub-section of engineering that focuses on using “analytical methods to make
“Expanding and Understanding our Diverse World” is the theme of this year’s College of Communication and Information Diversity and Inclusion Week, October 1-4. The week will feature panel discussions on a wide range of diversity issues, culminating with the CCI Diversity and Inclusion Festival, Thursday, October 4, in Circle Park.
The top communicator for the National Football League (NFL) will be the featured speaker at UT’s PR Day, October 19 at the UT Conference Center on Henley Street. Paul Hicks, the NFL’s executive vice president of communications, will deliver the Ackermann PR Keynote Lecture at the event.
Do you know what to do if the unthinkable becomes a tragic reality? Individual response is critical to thwarting the goals of an active shooter. Do you know when it is best to run or seek cover? Answers to these questions can be found on the emergency preparedness website.