IRIS classes for January through May are now available for registration. You will need to provide your personnel number when you register.
The University of Tennessee will hold its fall 2007 Commencement Ceremony in the newly-renovated Thompson-Boling Assembly Center & Arena at 9 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 15. Commencement rehearsal will be at 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14. Spruell Driver Jr. (’87), a current member of the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees, a Nashville lawyer and past
Candace White, associate professor in the College of Communication and Information, was recently appointed to the UT Board of Trustees to fill the unexpired term of Deseriee Kennedy, who left the university last spring. "It is important to have a faculty perspective about issues that come before the board, and it has been gratifying to
This is an exciting time on the Knoxville campus as we anticipate opportunities that will define the university’s future. To build on our current momentum, Chancellor Loren Crabtree has asked me to direct a strategic planning process for the entire campus. I want to explain how I am organizing this initiative. I also want to
UT was never far from Alex Miller’s mind as he participated in Europe’s premier amateur ultra-endurance bicycling event last August.
UT Knoxville Chancellor Loren Crabtree is quoted in this Newsweek story on the growing use of standardized tests in the nation’s colleges and universities. Crabtree says the goal is to provide more information to prospective students and their parents so they can make informed decisions about where to apply.
My trip abroad changed my life in more ways than one. Studying Spanish grammar and literature in Alicante, Spain, for five weeks in the summer of 2006 educated me not only in another language, but also in the ways of a different culture and lifestyle.
"One would think that China and Judaic Studies make strange bedfellows, since there is not even one Jewish community in China today," Gilya Gerda Schmidt said. Yet, Schmidt — head of UT’s department of religious studies and chair of the Fern and Manfred Steinfeld Program in Judaic Studies — spent five days this summer at
Most people enjoy the various tourist attractions while visiting New York City. I got to see the backbone of the media industry that drives the city on my January 2007 week-long trip to the Big Apple.
Not surprisingly, a recent University of Tennessee report indicates manufacturing jobs in Tennessee are mirroring a national trend of decline, but that same information lends strong support for a renewed emphasis on investing in high-technology education.
Five University of Tennessee professors have been awarded 2007-2008 Fulbright Scholar grants that will allow them to lecture or conduct research around the world.
The retention rate for first-time, full-time freshmen who began classes at UT Knoxville in fall 2006 is 84 percent. That’s an improvement over the past rate of 81.7 percent and rates that hovered between 75 percent and 80 percent for the decade prior to 2006.