Ebola, a highly infectious virus disease, has been blamed for more than 900 deaths in four West African countries. An East Tennessee doctor treating Ebola patients in West Africa recently returned home to Morristown and is currently under quarantine. Paul Erwin, a doctor of internal medicine and head of the Department of Public Health, interviewed
Several adjustments were made to faculty and staff parking earlier this month, in preparation for the new academic year.
As students make their way to UT for the 2014–2015 school year, they will be greeted by an array of activities and events during the university’s traditional Welcome Week. The week that gives students a glimpse of campus life kicks off Saturday, August 16, as both new and returning students move into residence halls beginning
As students move in this week, a few campus roads near the residence halls will be closed and others will reverse their normal traffic flow to help students get their belongings transported to their building as quickly as possible.
In faraway places around the world, US soldiers are challenged with carrying out missions despite the lack of access to energy supplies. A UT bioenergy researcher has received funding from the US Department of Defense to help find a solution.
Students and faculty returning to Rocky Top next week can expect to see several large transformations to campus. Most notable are the new Fred D. Brown Jr. Residence Hall and the new pedestrian bridge connecting the Johnson-Ward Pedestrian Walkway to the Hill. A new location to eat and shop will open along Cumberland Avenue, just
The Fred D. Brown Residence Hall welcomed faculty and staff yesterday for an open house, offering the campus community an exclusive look at the first residence hall built at UT in forty-five years. The hall opens its doors to about 700 undergraduate students this week.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek invites all Knoxville campus employees to a Fall Kickoff Picnic on Monday, August 18, at the Gate 21 Plaza of Neyland Stadium. The picnic has become an annual employee event during Welcome Week. Monday’s menu will include hot dogs, barbecue and hamburger sliders, homemade potato chips, potato salad, assorted cookies, brownies,
Faculty and staff can help new students make the transition to life at UT a little easier during Welcome Week, August 16 through 22, by wearing an “Ask Me” button. The Office of New Student and Family Programs is launching the “Ask Me” button initiative this semester as a way to help new students feel
UT Recycling’s first large-scale project of the 2014–15 school year is a plan to improve paper recycling efforts on campus. Last year, UT sent 6,309 tons of material to the landfill at a significant cost to the university. That was, however, the least amount of trash sent to the landfill by the university in at