UT’s English Language Institute (ELI) has won a grant for $307,600 from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in the U.S. State Department to host groups of students from Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela this year. ELI will host a welcome reception for the students at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, in the University
UT Knoxville nursing students and faculty, along with Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets, are collecting hospital gowns, slippers, boxers, clothing and shoes for injured civilians in Afghanistan and Iraq. Drop-off points are the Stokely Athletic Center, the College of Nursing, the University Center, TRECS, on-campus residence halls and local hospitals.
The National Wildlife Federation has recognized the UT’s Make Orange Green initiative as an example of "best practices" for college campuses nationwide. UT is now one of the largest purchasers of Green Power in the state.
To be truly ready for the world, increasing numbers of UT students study abroad. Faculty and staff can learn how to encourage this trend by attending the Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, in the University Center Ballroom. Last semester’s Study Abroad Fair drew nearly 1,000 attendees.
Coping with the death of a pet can be a stressful experience. Veterinary Social Work, a program of the UT College of Veterinary Medicine, is offering the Pet Loss Support Group to help those experiencing the grief process. Meetings are free and are designed for anyone whose pet has died or is terminally ill. For
Student retention rates at UTK have been getting a lot of attention lately so Tennessee Today asked Provost Robert Holub some questions about retention to help the campus community understand the issues involved.
If you spot a guy wearing red Converse sneakers and rumpled corduroy pants as you’re walking across the campus, it’s likely to be Dan Feller, director of the Papers of Andrew Jackson project at UT. Although he describes himself as "disheveled," his work on the Jackson papers requires meticulous scholarship.