A newly launched UT cable television channel, a safety campaign aimed at providing information to students and faculty, and a fundraising invitation garnered grand prize awards for the University of Tennessee at the 2008 CASE III conference held recently in Atlanta. In all, UT won 17 awards — three Grand Prize awards, nine Awards of
Dean Way Kuo of the University of Tennessee College of Engineering (COE) has officially accepted an offer to become the next president of the City University of Hong Kong. “In my five years as dean of the College of Engineering, we have made great strides in research and teaching,” said Kuo, who came to UT
Intercultural Intersections will feature “Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24, in the Hodges Library Auditorium. Intercultural Intersections, sponsored by the Ready for the World initiative, is a series of Sunday afternoon events designed to help UT students, faculty and staff and the public explore cultures meeting across national, ethnic,
The newly completed Sherri Parker Lee Softball Stadium and the recently dedicated Regal Soccer Stadium will be open to UT employees and their families this afternoon from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for a behind-the-scenes look into two of the nation’s premier athletic facilities.
Self-taught topiary artist Pearl Fryar will visit the University of Tennessee this month to speak and to demonstrate his work. Fryar, an African-American in his mid-60s who began creating a 3-acre topiary garden in 1984 in an effort to win “Yard of the Month” honors for his home, has become an international phenomenon and is