Responding to the challenge from national and state leaders to increase and encourage more innovation, the University of Tennessee helped establish nine startup companies based on technology developed by UT faculty over the last fiscal year, more than doubling the total from a year ago.
Students starting class next week will find a newly remodeled Humanities and Social Sciences Building, complete with more modern furnishings and high-tech facilities. The building features newly configured classrooms with brightly colored chairs that are set on wheels and spin in all directions, smart boards, new carpet and fresh paint with bold accent walls.
Prior to advance registration, all degree-seeking students who have earned fewer than thirty hours at UT, are on academic probation, or have not declared a major within a specific college, are required to meet with an advisor during each main term of the academic year
By the fall of 2014, UT will have its first new residence hall in forty years. The new residence hall, on Andy Holt Avenue at the corner of Melrose Avenue, will house 700 undergraduate men and women in two-person suites and four-person super suites. The suites are double occupancy rooms with a shared bathroom. The
The final candidate for vice chancellor for research and engagement visits campus today. Those who attend or watch the public forums are asked to submit their online feedback forms by 5:00 p.m., Thursday, August 16. The three candidates are Daniel Reed, a corporate vice president at Microsoft; T. Taylor Eighmy, senior vice president for research
Two of the university’s most well-known buildings, Ayres Hall and Tyson House, are now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. They join the Hopecote guest house as the three UT buildings listed among the 113 Knoxville-area properties on the register.