This News Sentinel story highlights the upcoming renovations of the Commons at the John C. Hodges Library.
Tennessee women’s basketball Head Coach Emeritus Pat Summitt will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the White House announced Thursday. The Medal of Freedom is the nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural
Workshops are under way to help instructors learn how to use the new technology and tools they’ll encounter in the Humanities and Social Sciences Building when renovations are completed this fall. Faculty, adjuncts, and graduate teaching assistants are encouraged to sign up for one of several workshops, which will continue through the end of the
Sophomore Victoria Vest and senior Ryan DeLozier are making their engineering dreams come true thanks to alum Don Tinsley. Tinsley received his business degree from UT in 1942 and went on to establish scholarships for students studying architecture, mechanical, or civil engineering—career paths that influenced the success of Tinsley’s commercial roofing business in Knoxville.
Two notable public servants will visit the campus next week to talk about national and international issues. All events are sponsored by the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy. Christine Todd Whitman, former governor of New Jersey and former director of the Environmental Protection Agency, and Ambassador Thomas Graham, a diplomat and expert
Faculty, staff, and students are invited to participate in forums during the next two weeks to meet the three finalists for vice provost for faculty affairs. The candidates are John Zomchick, executive associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of English; Dixie Thompson, professor and head of the Department of Kinesiology,
A campus community cleanup is scheduled for Sunday, April 22, when Earth Day is celebrated globally. UT’s Knoxville and agricultural campuses and the Fort Sanders neighborhood will get a spa treatment from the Campus Beautification Committee, Keep Knoxville Beautiful, Team VOLS, Rec Sports, and the Office of Sustainability.