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Not Lost in Translation

The Tennessee Language Center seeks to improve hospital patient experiences by training interpreters to interpret for those who do not…

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Law Enforcement Innovation Center Rolls Out Cultural Competency Training

LEIC began training UT police officers in its Cultural Competency program, developed in partnership with the Museum of Tolerance in…

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Opening Doors

Difficult conversations open the door to friendship for IPS coworkers.

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IPS Receives USDA Grants

IPS will offer two new training and technical assistance programs in 2021 with help from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Responding to the Call

MTAS leads an innovative approach for fire departments.

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Tennessee Government Managers on Zoom

Naifeh Center Program Moves Online for First Time

For the first time in the the Tennessee Government Management Institute's 20-year history, the program was all virtual this year.

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To Save a Life

MTAS looks at staffing needs for new animal shelter.

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IPS leaders gather with graduates of the Tennessee Certified Public Manager program.

Government Employees Earn Certified Public Manager Designation

In just its second year, the Tennessee CPM program had 25 participants.

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Minding the Gap

CIS works to recruit for manufacturing jobs.

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IPS Expands in Middle Tennessee

IPS added training space in Nashville to meet a growing demand.

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Russell Toone assists a business owner with the government contracting process.

Continuing His Service

Veteran helps veteran-owned businesses.

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Center Hosts Forensic Invitational

On a crisp spring morning, 17 U.S. Army forensic science technicians closely studied seven crime scenes deep in the forest…

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Making Government Work Better

A finance program reduces audit findings in municipalities.

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Naifeh, Baker Centers Host Newly Elected Legislators

Newly elected legislators participated in two and a half days of sessions with UT experts and toured Neyland Stadium in…

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Steady As She Goes

Procurement Technical Assistance Center helps business owner Sherry Costanza Steady.

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Celebrate Manufacturing Day

UT Center for Industrial Services partnered with some of its manufacturing partners in Tennessee to host tours for local high…

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Increasing Incidents

With the majority of drug overdose deaths attributed to opioids, UT Law Enforcement Innovation Center partnered with BlueCross Blue Shield…

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Tennessee Foreign Language Institute Joins UT

Under this new arrangement, the center will tailor its mission to providing language services to state and local government entities…

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Hands On

Hands On

Law enforcement's forensic training heads to the woods.

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Naifeh Center Trains THEC Leaders

A two-year leadership academy encourages lifelong learning for and provides opportunities for professional growth.

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To Be an Optimist

To succeed in the business world, you need to be an optimist. At least, that’s what one UT alumnus says.…

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LEIC leads a training session to help college investigators of sexual assault.

LEIC Trains Campus Investigators

In 2016, Tennessee legislators approached the LEIC to expand their training on investigating domestic violence and sexual assault to help…

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Training Specialist Chris Jones, left, and Training Coordinator Greg Coker participate in a firearm simulation at the LEIC in March.

Virtual Danger

Inside the Law Enforcement Innovation Center’s simulation of confrontation.

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