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Fall Fest and Concert in Circle Park Tomorrow

It’s Fall Family Weekend and campus will be abuzz with many families and other visitors for the Arkansas State game. There’s plenty of things to do with your friends or your family. Stop by Circle Park from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday for Fall Fest and learn about student involvement opportunities and campus resources. Stick around for a free concert at 8:00 p.m. featuring Subtle Clutch and Crab Apple Lane.
Vol Tip: Interested in seeing a movie or a play this weekend? Head to the UC Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. Saturday to watch The Lego Movie or take in a show at the Clarence Brown Theatre to see Hank Williams: Lost Highway at 2:00 or 7:30 p.m. Sunday.



974-HELP Provides Help and Support for All Students

College can be a fun and exciting experience, but it can also be challenging, overwhelming, and stressful. If you are worried about a fellow Vol, observe a behavior that makes you uncomfortable, or you feel like a fellow Vol may harm themselves or others, 974-HELP is where you can call for support. Learn to detect the signs of a struggling student and what you can do to help here.



Dining Dollars Now Accepted at Neyland Stadium

Last spring, SGA met with administrators to advocate for students’ ability to spend their Dining Dollars and VolCard dollars in Neyland Stadium. This semester, UT Dining worked out a plan to make that happen. You can now use your VolCard to pay for gameday concessions at select stands on the lower concourse by sections E, G, H, and J and at a few stands in the upper decks. Participating concession stands will have a sign indicating that they accept Dining and VolCard dollars.



Office of Research and Engagement Welcomes New Director of Undergraduate Research

Marisa Moazen joins UT as the new director of undergraduate research for the Office of Research and Engagement. She previously worked at Oak Ridge Associated Universities where she connected faculty and students from across the nation with research opportunities within the federal government. She’s excited to work with students and bring greater awareness and access to the benefits of undergraduate research.


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Join Fellow Students and Young Alumni During UT’s Founder’s Day of Service

In honor of 220 years of UT history, the Center for Leadership and Service and the Office of Alumni Affairs and Development will host UT’s Founder’s Day of Service from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 13. Join fellow students and young alumni for a campus clean-up. Additional details will be sent to participants before the event. Click here to register.



Help Us Make Neyland Stadium Zero- Waste

UT Recycling is working in partnership with UT Athletics and Good Sports Always Recycle program to eliminate all waste associated with UT athletic events. As you can imagine, 100,000 fans in Neyland Stadium and tailgating areas can produce a lot of waste. Be sure to recycle if you’re tailgating. You can also help by volunteering a few hours of your time before, during, or after a home football game. Sign up to volunteer here.

jobs & internships

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Internship

JDRF East Tennessee Chapter is in need of interns this semester to assist with its annual Kids Walk, website, and newsletter. JDRF’s mission is to find a cure for type 1 diabetes and its complications through the support of research. The East Tennessee Chapter serves forty-seven counties, raising almost $1.5 million every year. E-mail Erin Cagney by September 15 if interested.



New Faces in Student Life: Jennifer Pierce

Jennifer Pierce, assistant director in the Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life, started her new position over the summer after previously working as a program coordinator for student life at Ball State University. In her new role, Jennifer oversees thirteen sororities in UT’s Panhellenic Council. Learn more about Jennifer here.

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