UT sports management students traded in their textbooks for a unique behind-the-scenes pass to the Kentucky Derby. WKRN-TV Nashville highlighted their experience in this story.
The Knoxville News Sentinel highlighted the Frank H. McClung Museum’s recent accreditation renewal in this story. Of the 160-plus museums statewide, McClung is one of only thirteen that are accredited. The recognition also puts it in the top four percent of museums nationwide.
During commencement week, notable alumni are sharing their favorite memories from their time on Rocky Top. Nancy-Ann DeParle, former Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy in the administration of President Obama, says her favorite times were football game days—but not for the reason you would expect.
Ray Mabus, the 75th US Secretary of the Navy, will address graduates at the College of Law’s spring hooding ceremony on Friday, May 11, at Thompson Boling Arena. The ceremony begins at 5:00 p.m. Approximately 150 graduates will receive law degrees. As secretary, Mabus leads the Navy and Marine Corps. He oversees almost 900,000 people
A UT cello student will perform in a tribute to heroes Wednesday, May 9, as part of National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day. Jeremiah Welch, of Knoxville, will join other youth from around the country at the celebration, which will take place at the Lisner Auditorium on the campus of George Washington University in Washington,
The New Norris House, an award-winning home developed by UT students and faculty, has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Homes Platinum Certification from the US Green Building Council. LEED-platinum certification is the highest standard buildings can earn as a measure of their sustainability.
For the first time, a UT Knoxville student has completed a unique program designed to create a generation armed with skills to tackle life-changing problems. The Grand Challenge Scholars Program is an initiative of the National Academy of Engineering. Only twelve universities in the nation take part in the program. Mark Walker is graduating with