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Leave a Shout-Out, Make Plans: Faculty Appreciation Week Is This Week

Faculty Appreciation Week is this week, and each day we’ll honor faculty with stories, videos, and special events. This year’s theme is “Inspiring Ideas.” Daily stories in Tennessee Today will profile faculty members who inspire their students through innovative teaching, an encouraging demeanor, passion for their subject, and contagious enthusiasm. Videos will feature students talking

Torchbearer redesign

Torchbearer Website Gets Redesign

The companion website to Torchbearer, the university’s magazine for alumni and friends, is faster, better, and more stylish than ever after its recent redesign. Refined categories, improved navigation, and more featured articles on the home page make finding interesting content easy—and with the new layout, this content can be enjoyed anywhere, from a desktop computer


Chinese Book Donation Received

UT Libraries has received a donation of books from the campus’s Confucius Institute partner university in China, Southeast University. Some of the books will become part of the UT Libraries collection, but there are enough to share with departments and faculty who can use them. The books, written in Chinese, include classic Chinese literature, books