The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture last week installed a life-size dinosaur sculpture at its front entrance as part of its fiftieth anniversary celebration. The sculpture is a 2,400-pound, 24-foot-long bronze skeleton of an Edmontosaurus annectens—a hadrosaur, or duck-billed dinosaur. Several media outlets featured the story, including: Daily Beacon Knoxville News Sentinel WATE-TV
Social Work Professor Charles Glisson recently was honored with a lifetime achievement award from the National Association of Social Workers Foundation for his work in helping children and young adults receive effective mental health treatment Glisson, who established the Children’s Mental Health Services Research Center in the College of Social Work, received the 2013 Ruth
Did you know that October is National Cyber Security Awareness month? The Office of Information Technology has put together a few tips and tricks to keep your computer and accounts secure.
Ridership aboard the T Transit System has reached an all-time high this semester and for the system’s eleven-year history on campus. Ridership has increased this fall by 55 percent over the same period last year. That’s an increase of 96,078 passengers, primarily students. More than 269,700 passengers have used the new buses since July 1.
Projects created by students and faculty of UT’s Landscape Architecture Program recently won awards from two state design and planning organizations. The American Society of Landscape Architects Tennessee Chapter and the American Planning Association Tennessee Chapter honored the UT students and faculty last month during a conference in Memphis and at an awards dinner in
Friday is the deadline for UT employees enrolling or changing their options for state insurance benefits. Enrollment for the state of Tennessee’s health, dental, vision, basic and term life, long-term care, long-term disability, and optional special accident programs began October 1 and will conclude Friday, November 1. No action is required if you are happy
The Ready for the World Café continues its gastronomical journey with another tour of France at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, October 31, in the UT Visitors Center on Neyland Drive. Lunch will feature steak tartare, frisee salad, filet mignon, a cheese course, and an apple tart for dessert. Cost is $12 and the faculty-staff discount does
Kathy Kidd and Kathryn Humber at UT’s Early Learning Center talk about the big idea of having the children and staff grow much of their own food in an effort to eat healthier. They want the school’s new kitchen garden to be a model for the community and a training ground for early childhood educators