Nearly 80 Girl Scouts from the Tanasi Council recently spent a morning attending interactive workshops and forums at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at UT Knoxville. The event, held on Jan. 24, was called “Girl Power: You Can Make a Difference.”
Jimmy G. Cheek, the new UT Knoxville chancellor, arrives on campus today to begin his job. Cheek, 62, was recommended for the chancellor’s post by UT President John Petersen and approved by the Board of Trustees in October 2008 after a nationwide search and lengthy interview process.
The Knoxville News Sentinel featured opinion pieces in its Feb. 1, 2009, issue from several viewpoints, discussing the university’s priorities, challenges and advantages. This piece by Student Government Association president Jeff Wilcox looks at why UT Knoxville is the best choice for so many students.
The UT Knoxville Social Work Office of Research and Public Service (SWORPS) has been honored by the International Academy of the Visual Arts with an International Davey Award. The group received a silver award for art direction/graphic design for a College of Social Work brochure, “Social Work: the Human Profession.”
Today’s Switch Your Thinking Question: Why does the Jumbotron at Neyland Stadium stay turned on at all hours of the day and night, even when no one is inside? Read on for the surprising answer!
It is an honor to begin serving today as chancellor of the Knoxville campus. I’m happy to officially become a Tennessee Volunteer. I look forward to spending time with members of the faculty and staff as well as the student body to learn about our strengths and the wonderful traditions of the university. My primary