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Fall Fest, New Breakfast Option, and Senate Bills Passed

There’s less than a month left of classes and SGA is finishing off the semester strong with new bills, volunteer opportunities, and campus outreach as well as planning for the spring semester. Learn more about what their members have been working on—in this week’s SGA Corner.


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National Day of Remembrance and Roll Call

Honor Tennessee’s fallen veterans during our fourth annual National Day of Remembrance and Roll Call from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 11 in Circle Park. The reading of names will take place from 10:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. followed by a presentation by retired Army Lt. Col. and doctoral student Gary Petree at 1:50 p.m. and an observance of the national moment of silence at 2:00 p.m.


UT Wins Prestigious National Trailblazer Award

The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities honored us with its Most Visible Progress Trailblazer award for improving our retention and graduation rates over the past six years. The award encourages colleges and universities to make retention and graduation a high priority by rewarding and highlighting programs that work. Learn more about our progress here.



Graduate Business Programs Fair

The Haslam College of Business will host a Graduate Business Programs Fair from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 11 in the Haslam Business Building atrium. Speak with administrators and current students about the college’s graduate programs, the admissions process, financial aid, and career opportunities.


Daily Beacon Receives National Awards

Congratulations to our student newspaper, the Daily Beacon, for receiving awards last weekend at the National College Media Convention. Liv McConnell, a senior in psychology, was awarded second place in Best Arts and Entertainment Story. Dillon Canfield, a senior in Architecture, was awarded second place for Best Editorial Illustration.

jobs and internships

Career Services Hosts Internships 101

What, when, why, and how? The Internship 101 workshop will answer these questions. Topics will cover why you should complete an internship, the best time to begin one, and how to find internships in your area of study. The workshop begins at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 12 in the Career Services Office located in Dunford Hall.


Exploring Careers in the Helping Professions

Psi Chi Honor Society will host a session about careers and areas of study in the social sciences. The event will feature professors, graduate students, and professionals from various fields including psychology, social work, and counseling. Speakers will discuss the different areas of helping professions. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. Monday, November 10 in the UC Crest Room.


Office of Sustainability Offers Tips to Become a Citizen Naturalist

You don’t have to be an environmental sciences or biology major to help conservationists in Knoxville monitor wildlife and keep ecosystems healthy. The practice of citizen science, where the public assists scientists in their research, is becoming more popular. Interested in helping? Learn how here.

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