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Three Faculty Members Named to Governor’s K-12 Standards Review Panel

Three faculty members have been appointed by the Tennessee State Board of Education to serve on Governor Bill Haslam's panel to review the state's K-12 academic standards in English language arts and math.


Don’t Forget that Open Enrollment Ends November 1

There are just eight days left in the state's annual enrollment period for health, dental, vision, basic and term life, long-term care, optional special accident insurance, and flexible benefits. The open enrollment period for all state employees will close on Saturday, November 1.


Students Benefit from Regal Scholars Program

Dedicated to students from families making less than $40,000 a year, the program provides a $2,500 scholarship to forty UT students from Knox County annually. The Knoxville-based Regal Entertainment Group’s foundation invests $100,000 each year in the program. For Volunteers from lower-income families, the need-based scholarships help make the dream of earning a college degree from UT a reality.


UT Gets $2.73 Million to Keep Working on DataONE Science Info Project

The College of Communication and Information will receive $2.73 million over the next five years as part of a $15 million accomplishment-based renewal of the National Science Foundation's DataONE project.


Warren Buffett Expert, Clayton Homes Founder to Speak at UT Law

Lawrence Cunningham, a best-selling author of books about Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc., will visit the UT College of Law on Monday, November 3, to discuss his new book, Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values. Joining Cunningham will be UT Law alumnus Jim Clayton, the founder and former CEO of Clayton Homes Inc., which Berkshire Hathaway acquired in 2003.


Our Campus’s New Logo

Beginning January 1, 2015, the Knoxville campus community will see an exciting change—a new logo. The new logo features the Power T, instead of the system "UT" icon, and an updated wordmark. It will represent all UT Knoxville colleges, departments, centers, institutes, and administrative offices.




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