Community leaders Jim and Natalie Haslam have committed $5 million to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, to fund the newly established Haslam Scholars program and endowed professorships. The Haslams, both 1952 UT graduates, are widely known for their civic and philanthropic work and support of the university.
Football star and UT alumnus Peyton Manning has received the 2007 Donald G. Hileman Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor an alumnus can receive from the College of Communication and Information. “Peyton Manning is one of the greatest athletes of our time, but he is also an outstanding communicator and a role model for everyone
UT law professor Glenn Reynolds has been named one of the 10 most influential legal scholars in America by the Social Science Research Network.
Award-winning journalist and author Bob Woodward will talk about presidential politics and leadership, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16 in the University Center Auditorium. A book signing and reception will be held afterward, and several of his books will be on sale.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has established the Haslam Scholars – a premier honors program offering unprecedented opportunities for 15 of the nation’s top students. The program was created with $2.5 million from Jimmy and Dee Haslam. Jim and Natalie Haslam contributed an additional $2.5 million to support the program last week.
Have you ever wanted to sit and chat with some of the biggest newsmakers on campus? That’s exactly what Chancellor Loren Crabtree does on "Campus Conversations," a 30-minute talk show that spotlights faculty, staff and students who are doing interesting and innovative things at UT and in our community. The show airs on UTTV, broadcast
Have you signed up for UT Alert? More than 8,700 faculty, staff and students at the University of Tennessee have subscribed to the free emergency messaging system since it was introduced this summer.
Smokey is going to be doing a lot of traveling this year as part of the Ready for the World initiative. If you’re planning to do some traveling, too, you can be part of the "Where in the World Is Smokey" promotion. You could have your photo or video clip posted on the Web and
Joanie Shannon has been the voice of the Fall Festival’s most popular event (except for lunch, of course) for more than 25 years. But Shannon, who loves the game, is turning in her Bingo machine and going back to being just a player.