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UT Nuclear Engineers Part of Three Grants Totaling $2.6 Million

Professors from the UT College of Engineering are part of three separate nuclear safety research projects that collectively have been awarded $2.6 million.


Students Raise Funds for 3D Printer for Appalachian Community

UT Students are part of a project that provides planning and economic development assistance to distressed communities.


Have a Question? Ask the Human Resources Call Center

On average, phones in the Human Resources Call Center ring about 20,000 times a year—or seventy-seven times a day—and callers frequently have questions about benefits, retirement, policies, and employment. Dan Trentham leads the center, and chances are he'll be the one who answers when you call.


Great Central US ShakeOut 2014

Did you know that East Tennessee is one of the most active seismic zones in the country? This morning more than 2.6 million people participated in The Great Central US ShakeOut to encourage earthquake preparedness. As part of the ShakeOut, the Office of Emergency Management urges you to take a moment to learn what to do should an earthquake impact campus.


Facilities Services Team Meetings Provide Valuable Insight

In its first year, a Facilities Services employee involvement program has been a valuable resource. In the fall of 2013, Facilities Operations Director Bob Caudill created Process Improvement Team (PIT) crews for the division's Building Services group. The idea behind the creation of PIT crews was twofold—to give employees a platform to speak their minds about day-to-day operations and to gain vital insights from team members.


Save the Date for Picnic on the Plaza April 8

Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek will be hosting all Knoxville-area employees for an exciting new spring event on Wednesday, April 8, called Picnic on the Plaza. The employee appreciation event on Humanities Plaza and the Johnson Ward Pedestrian Walkway will feature lunch and plenty of fun activities. More details will be sent to all faculty and staff as the date gets closer. The upcoming Picnic on the Plaza will be held in place of the annual Fall Festival.




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