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Facilities Services in the News

December
Thompson-Boling Arena Renovations to Begin in January (12-07)
Construction Projects Honored for Excellence in Design (12-05)
November
Stormwater Annual Review Meeting Held (11-18)
October
Facilities Services Hosts Tree Planting Workshop (10-18)
Seven Ways You Can Help Make Orange Green (10-03)
September
New Key Request System Coming to Campus (9-27)
Extended learning spaces provide an upgraded environment (9-15)
UT Recycling aims for zero waste on game day (9-05)
August
Campus Construction Moving Forward This Semester (8-10)
New Facilities Services Complex Opens (8-8)
Campus Construction Projects Moving Forward Into Fall Semester (8-5)
New Garage, Other Parking Changes on Campus This Year (8-3)
July
New Security System Coming to Campus Buildings (7-8)
Fiske Guide Rates UT Among Best and Most Interesting Schools (7-1)
June
UT Recognized for Green Efforts (6-13)
RecSports Field Complex Receives NIRSA Outstanding Outdoor Sports Facilities Award (6-7)
May
Campus Construction Projects Pick up Speed This Summer (5-17)
Section of Volunteer Boulevard to Completely Close for the Summer (5-16)
Facilities Services to Begin Moving to Sutherland Avenue Next Week (5-13)
New Wayfinding District and Parking Lot Signage Being Installed (5-10)
April
Students Display Artwork to Raise Awareness of Sustainability Efforts (4-11)
Board Approves Knoxville and Agriculture Campus Master Plan (4-1)
Trustees Approve Naming of Boyd Research Center and Stokely Family Residence Hall (4-1)
March
UT to Host Campus Bagless Day during Earth Month (3-30)
Route Talk: Parking Permits (3-29)
Spring Break Road Closures Allow Progress On UT Construction (3-29)
Spring Engineeirng Expo Sets Record for Attendance, Employers (3-17)
Project Manager Gives Construction Updates (3-10)
Cone Zone: Road Closures, Traffic Signal Upgrades Scheduled for Spring Break (3-10)
Help UT Claim Victory in RecycleMania Competition (3-8)
Volunteers Plant 1,000 Trees to Celebrate Arbor Day (3-7)
Route Talk: Facilities Services and pedestrians (3-7)
UT plants trees in honor of Tenn. Arbor Day (3-4)
Volunteers plant native trees on UT campus for Arbor Day (3-4)
UT Recycling Collecting Unwanted Items for Paper Purge Party (3-3)
Hundreds of Trees to Be Planted Friday (3-2)
2016 Spring Cleanup Launches March 28 (3-1)
February
Sick racoons business as usual for UT Workers (2-26)
Sick raccoons spotted on UT Institute of Agriculture campus (2-24)
Next snow day, thank Facilities Services (2-22)
Facilities Services Hosts Pest Control Workshop (2-19)
Claxton Rain Garden Completed as Part of Green Infrastructure Project (2-5)
January
Facilities Services fixes more than sidewalks (1-22)
Share Feedback on Master Plan at January 28 Meeting (1-21)
East Tennessee Portfolio image for Jan. 19, 2016 (1-19)
Changes could be coming to Neyland stadium (1-14)
University of Tennessee plans renovations at Neyland Stadium (1-14)
Campus Transformation Continues Through 2016 (1-11)
December
Millions of dollars in new development headed for The Strip (12-29)
Rain delays Cumberland construction (12-28)
Call for Proposals for TennTLC Design Interface Conference Extended Through Thursdays (12-14)
Campus Master Plan Discussion Scheduled for December 14 (12-10)
Facilities Services: Taking Great Care with Campus Flags (12-3)
November
UT unveils its updated Master Plan (11-15)
A Greener Campus: Demolition of Steam Plant Smoke Stack Begins (11-9)
Facilities Services Hosts Plumbing Workshop (11-3)
Facilities Services Honors McCarter, Waggoner (11-3)
October
Facilities Services Pink Day Raises Awareness, Donations (10-26)
Tennessee Arborist Uses Advanced Techniques To Fight Emerald Ash Borer (10-2)
September
Facilities Workshop Focuses on Zero Waste Lifestyle (9-15)
University Cuts Big Orange Ribbon on New Student Union (9-11)
August
Facilities Services Releases Summer and Fall Projects Catalog (8-31)
Apartment Residence Hall Coming Down, Progress Being Made on Two New Halls (8/21)
New Signage and Wayfinding Debut on the Knoxville Campus (8/21)
UTs Torchbearer statue relighted at ceremony (8/20)
Torchbearer Plaza, Circle Park reopens to students (8/18)
What a Difference a Summer Makes! Projects Are Transforming Our Campus (8/17)
Student Union Open; Changes to Locations of Student Life Offices (8)
High-profile UT construction projects near completion (8/11)
Fall Semester Kicks off with Progress on Campus Construction Projects (8/11)
Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium Closed for Renovation Project (8/7)
July
And Finally: The Rock at UT loses some layers (7/23)
Detours, Temporary Parking in Place During Construction Project on the Hill (7/10)
June
Lane Closure Set for Torchbearer Plaza Construction (6/17)
Engineering Quad Construction on the Hill Results in Pedestrian Detours (6/4)
May
UT's new facelift: $1 billion in changes (5/26)
Facilities Services to Host Painting Workshop June 2 (5)
Landscaping, Renovation Project to Beautify East Side of the Hill (5/6)
Apartment Residence Hall to Close in May; Demolition to Start in June (5/6)
University Center Closing and Student Union Opening Schedule (5/4)
April
Facilities Services to Move to Sutherland Avenue in 2016 (4/29)
Section of Phillip Fulmer Way to Close May 1 for Student Union Construction (4/29)
Renovations Slated for Torchbearer Plaza and Circle Park (4/24)
UT Celebrates its Efforts to Make Orange Green on Earth Day (4/22)
UT Recycling Offers Express E-Waste Disposal (4/7)
Facilities Services to Host Sustainability Workshop April 21 (4/7)
March
Big Green Friday Puts a Twist on Tradition (3/26)
Show Your Campus Green Pride During Big Green Friday (3/26)
HPER Building Roof Leak Causes Room Closures (3/20)
Spring Cleanup 2015 Schedule (3/11)
Students Dance with Stars to Raise Money for Children's Hospital(3/9)
Facilities Services to Host Spring Gardening Workshop (3/6)
UT Recycling to Hold Paper Purge Party March 9-13 (3/2)
February
Steam Plant Employees Receive Exceptional Team Award (2/3)
Wallpapers to Green up Your Desktop and Phone (2/2)
January
UT Places Second Nationally in GameDay Recycling Challenge (1/15)
Knoxville Advances to Quarterfinals in Georgetown University Energy Prize (1)
Spring Brings Progress on Campus Construction Projects (1)
UT sees progress on campus construction (1)
Campus Scheduled for Landscaping Facelift (1/09)
December
Facilities Services to Implement New Work Order System Monday (12/30)
UTs Best: The Year in Review (12/17)
October
Facilities Services Wears Pink (10/27)
Roof Repairs Underway on Hopecote Guest House (10/24)
UT to Celebrate Sustainability Day October 23 (10/20)
Campus Landmark and the Hill Undergo Upgrades (10/17)
Facilities Services Team Meetings Provide Valuable Insight (10/16)
Brown's Legacy Celebrated at Residence Hall Ribbon Cutting (10/15)
UT Sees Rise in Game Day Recycling (10/01)
August
Steam Plant Conversion Continues (08/29)
UT students return to transforming campus (8/22)
New Pedestrian Bridge At UTK Opens (8/21)
UT Recycling Expands to Fraternity Houses (8/21)
UT gets a facelift, more work underway (8/20)
New Campus Buildings, Construction Projects to Greet Students (8)
This Years UT Recycling Focus: Paper (8)
UT gives first look into new residence hall (8/11)
July
Facilities Services Directors Take Leadership Roles in Electric-Power Group (7/28)
Newest UT dorm in 43 years set to open (7/11)
June
Campus Heats Up with Summer Improvements (6/19)
May
Spring Cleanup Update (5/5)
Facilities Services and Police Ask for Employee Help with Keeping Campus Beautiful (5/1)
April
EPA Names UT SEC Champs, Top Thirty Green Power User (04/28)
UT Offers Free English Course to Facilities Workers (04/23)
Campus-Wide Steam Outage Set for May 12-18 (04/14)
Steam Plant Conversion Project Begins (04/10)
New Director of Design Services Has Close Ties with UT (04/02)
March
Facilities Services Transitioning Custodial Services on Agriculture Campus (03/24)
UT Recycling to Hold Paper Purge Party (03/14)
2014 Spring Cleanup Launches March 17 (03/10)
Facilities Services Supervisor Honored with Patriot Award (3/5)
Record Setters Video Submission (3/2)
February
Economics Club collaborates with organizations to create Fort Box (02/22)
UT tries to build world's largest box fort (02/21)
Help Acknowledge a Facilities Services Employees (02/14)
UT gears up for RecycleMania competition (02)
January
Chancellor Hosts Breakfast for Facilities Workers Battling Cold-Weather Issues (01/23)
Facilities Services to Complete Custodial Transition (01/07)

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