Due to additional rain and thunderstorms in the forecast for this evening, the Aloha Oe ceremony for graduates scheduled for 6:30 p.m. today at the Torchbearer has been cancelled. The Kickoff to Commencement event will still be held at 7 p.m. on the Pedestrian Mall.
Economists at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, describe the current economic picture in the U.S. and Tennessee as “bleak.” The coming months will bring a continued downturn in the economy and “teeter on the brink of recession,” according to a report released today by the Center for Business and Economic Research.
Knoxville residents and students will have the opportunity to join the thousands who have toured C-SPAN’s Campaign 2008 Bus when it stops at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, on Friday, May 9. The bus will park on the Cumberland side of the University Center, near the front steps, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
David Leaverton has been selected as the first president of the Young Alumni Council at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Leaverton, who earned degrees in the College of Business Administration in 1999 and 2000 and was the punter on the 1998 national championship football team, will serve a one-year term.
This article spotlights the University of Tennessee’s Special Collections Library. The story focuses on the library’s miniature books, such as a 1932 edition of George Washington’s Farewell Address that contains 142 "thumb-sized pages."