The 30th Annual Fall Festival and Employee Appreciation Day drew a big crowd this year. Approximately 2,500 university employees showed up making this year’s turnout one of the largest in recent years. Chancellor Loren Crabtree, Human Resources Executive Director Alan Chesney and administrators representing the Institute of Agriculture and other area units also attended to
Football star and UT alumnus Peyton Manning has received the 2007 Donald G. Hileman Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor the College of Communication and Information can bestow. Manning earned a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from UT in 1997. He was the top graduate in his major that year. The Donald G. Hileman Award,
Two University of Tennessee plant pathologists, Robert Trigiano and Mark Windham, are the 2007 recipients of the university’s most prestigious award for entrepreneurship, the Wheeley Award for Technology Transfer.
This week’s Pre-Game Faculty Showcase at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, highlights the work of Sally Horn, professor of geography.
Jazz musicians from Knoxville, across the country and the world will headline this year’s “Knoxville Jazz for Justice” concert to benefit children in war-torn Northern Uganda.
University of Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl took his basketball team to Europe in August. In the midst of playing games and practicing, the players learned about Pearl’s Jewish faith in a visit to the Terezin Concentration Camp.