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Facilities Services in the News


2017


November
EPA awards UT for green power (11-15)
Recycling center to host second annual drop-off (11-13)
UT Earns Top EPA Award (11-13)
October
UT’s Stormwater Management Office Wins Award (10-27)
UT hosts sustainability day, promotes environment-friendly organizations (10-19)
Sustainability Day, “Make Orange Green” (10-18)
UT Shows It’s Easy to Be Green (10-16)
Green Powers Orange (Volunteer Stories)
Tree-Planting Ceremony Begins Investiture Events (10-12)
UT Office of Sustainability challenges dorms, promotes sustainability (10-9)
UT student environmental organization looks to promote sustainability (10-8)
Organizations to Host Fall and Halloween Events for Campus Community (10-6)
September
Updated Campus Map Features Wealth of Information (9-21)
UT Dedicates New Strong Hall Science Building (9-8)
Section of Eastbound Volunteer Boulevard to Close Friday Morning (9-6)
August
Construction leads UT’s drive to become top 25 school (8-23)
UT official: Campus construction about 75 percent finished (8-15)
Campus Construction Making ‘Strong’ Progress This Fall (8-14)
July
Look inside the University of Tennessee’s new $114M science building (7-4)
June
Case Studies in Customer Service (June Edition)
Trends in Higher Education: Flooring supports student preferences for learning
May
Circle Park and Section of Volunteer Boulevard to Close May 29 for Streetscape Phase II (5-25)
Office of Emergency Management Holds Tabletop Drill (5-22)
As Summer Heats Up, So Do UT Campus Road Closure (5-15)
Excitement Builds as Academic Departments Begin Moving into Strong Hall (5-8)
Student Union to Close May 15-16 for Utility Work (5-3)
April
Construction brings frustration, hopes (4-28)
UT lights up the green initiative (4-17)
Professor: List of Earth Day Books for Kids of All Ages (4-11)
March
Art show to encourage sustainability, zero waste (3-29)
UT Recycling to Host Sustainability Art Show March 31 (3-28)
Theater to Double Restroom Facilities and Make ADA Upgrades (3-27)
Campus Road Closures Set for Spring Break (3-8)
1,000 Trees Planted at UT Friday (3-1)
Maintenance Planned for Whirlwind Sculpture (3-1)
February
UT Recycling to Host Public Drop-Off Awareness Day (2-16)
Facilities Services Hosts Spring Cleaning Workshop on March 9 (2-14)
January
UT Workers prepare for potential winter weather (1-20)
Local Media Highlight New Stokely Family Residence Hall (1-11)
New residence hall opens at University of Tennessee (1-10)
Stokely Family Residence Hall opens its doors for students (1-10)
Parking Updates for the Spring 2017 Semester (1-09)
Ut’s newest residence hall & dining facility opens (1-09)
UT opens new residence hall, dining facility (1-09)
Looking Back on 2016: Campus Happening We’ll Never Forget (1-09)
Campus Construction Progress to Continue (1-05)

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2016


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December
November
October
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
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
May
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 Hal
March
February
Claxton
Rain Garden Completed as Part of Green Infrastructure Project (2-5)
January
East
Tennessee Portfolio image for Jan. 19, 2016 (1-19)
Changes
could be coming to Neyland stadium (1-14)

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2015


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 Thursday
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
UTs Torchbearer statue relighted at ceremony (8/20)
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
Detours,Temporary Parking in Place During Construction Project on the Hill (7/10)
June
Lane Closure Set for Torchbearer Plaza Construction (6/17)
May
University Center Closing and Student Union Opening Schedule (5/4)
April
UT Recycling Offers Express E-Waste Disposal (4/7)
March
February
Steam Plant Employees Receive Exceptional Team Award (2/3)
Wallpapers to Green up Your Desktop and Phone (2/2)
January

2014


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December
UTs Best: The Year in Review (12/17)
October
UT to Celebrate Sustainability Day October 23 (10/20)
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)
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
May
April
March
February
UT gears up for RecycleMania competition (02)
January
Chancellor Hosts Breakfast for Facilities Workers Battling Cold-Weather Issues (01/23)

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2013

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