More than 500 UT Knoxville alumni, students, trustees, faculty and staff marched through campus and filled the University Center auditorium on Tuesday for a program celebrating 50 years of African-American achievement. The event kicks off an entire year of celebration.
On Super Bowl Sunday, when over 100 million viewers take a commercial break to open the refrigerator, put something in the microwave or use the bathroom, they will probably contribute to a surge in the nation’s power grid. Last week, UT Governor’s Chair Yilu Liu described how the university is working to learn how to
Tuesday marked the beginning of Black History Month, which is especially timely for the University of Tennessee. This year marks 50 years since the first three African-American undergraduates began attending UT. This News Sentinel article explores this historic milestone and covers UT’s diversity march on Tuesday.
Faculty Appreciation Week will be celebrated Feb. 14-18 at UT Knoxville. Faculty Appreciation Week debuted last year as a way to offer special recognition to faculty whose teaching, research and outreach activities have helped make UT Knoxville a great university.
The sixth annual Black Issues Conference, titled “Black in America: Honoring the Past … Enhancing Our Future,” will come to UT Knoxville on Saturday, Feb. 5. The event, which takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center Auditorium, offers a forum for research and a discussion of