The UT Knoxville Office of Undergraduate Admissions is now taking applications for its student recruiting group. Student recruiters serve a key role for the campus as the primary ambassadors for the university and connection with potential students and families during open houses, campus visits, staffing the Visitors Center and other events and programs.
This article in Knoxville Magazine profiles Smokey IX, the blue tick hound that has served as the Volunteers’ mascot since 2004, and recounts the history of Smokey the mascot, instituted in 1953.
The former director of the U.S. Census Bureau will be the featured speaker at a luncheon sponsored by the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy on Feb. 22. Charles Louis Kincannon will speak on “Who Counts in the Decennial: The Politics of the 2010 Census” at 11:30 a.m. Toyota Auditorium in the Baker
The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy and the College of Law at UT Knoxville will host a one-day symposium on the role of courts in shaping policy in public higher education on Wednesday, Feb. 24. The symposium will focus on the precedent-setting Geier vs. Bredesen case and its impact in public higher
UT Knoxville is honoring its faculty this week by featuring some of its special professors and instructors in stories and videos. Today, an alumna and a graduate student say Professors Mike Fitzgerald and Palmira Brummett made them “Proud to be Vols.”
Mississippi educator and UT Knoxville alumna Susan Bunch thanks “her favorite teacher in the whole wide world,” Lynn Cagle, associate dean for professional licensure and director of the Graduate School of Education.
By designing projects that include sustainable homes, a visitors’ center and an observation platform for a local state park, Assistant Professor Tricia Stuth and her students are improving the world one project at a time. “The most important thing to teach future designers is to think critically and creatively about the world to which their
For Chris Craig, a UT Knoxville classics professor since 1980, successful classroom education comes down to two words: love and respect. “My approach is first and foremost you have to love the material you’re trying to impart. Second, you have to respect the people with whom you are sharing it,” he says. “If you fall
As associate professor of accounting and information management, Dick Townsend has seen the University of Tennessee campus and students change over the past 40 years, since he started working at UT in 1969. “I’ve really enjoyed teaching at UT. I have a great group of colleagues,” Townsend said.