The twenty-first annual Love Your Libraries 5K Race benefiting the UT Libraries will take place on Saturday, March 2. The race will begin at 9:00 a.m. in Circle Park. Registration is available on the day of the race from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. The UT Graduate Student Senate is sponsoring the event.
M. Lane Morris has been appointed the Skinner Professor in Management. The professorship was made possible by an estate gift from the late Sarah E. Skinner of Charlotte, North Carolina. Morris is a professor in the Department of Management and has served as a UT faculty member for twenty years. He is director of the
Faculty, staff, and students eighteen and older now have access to Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing service. Representatives from Zipcar are on campus today with information on how to sign up and get started. They can be found on the Pedestrian Walkway until 1:00 p.m. and then at Presidential Courtyard from 1:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Celebrated author Valerie Laken will read from her work as part of the Writers in the Library series on February 25. The reading will be in the Hodges Library Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. It is free and open to the public. Laken recently published her second book, the short story collection Separate Kingdoms. The stories
Want to learn more about the Peace Corps? There will be ample opportunities starting Saturday as UT celebrates Peace Corps Week. A key event will be a panel discussion on Wednesday, February 27, featuring returned volunteers talking about their experiences.
The university reminds students, employees, and visitors that smoking is restricted on campus. Entrances to all university buildings are designated as smoke free, and smoking is prohibited within twenty-five feet of all doorways, windows, and ventilation systems to avoid infiltration of smoke into buildings.
Faculty Appreciation Week is this week, February 25 to March 1, and a host of special events have been planned to celebrate faculty and their “Inspiring Ideas.” In preparation for Faculty Appreciation Week, you can post your own note of thanks to faculty members on the Faculty Shout Out page. Also, now’s the time to