Move-in day is Saturday, August 18, and it’s a busy—and exciting—day for students and parents, as well as our faculty and staff. Residence halls open at 8:00 a.m. for women and 2:00 p.m. for men. Volunteers from the community will be on hand to help unload cars, and university staff will be available to answer
Many changes and ongoing projects will greet new and returning students and their families arriving on campus this weekend for move-in day. Some roads have been narrowed or closed since the spring, while others have been widened and reopened. Work continues on the new Student Union, a new residence hall, the new Natalie L. Haslam
A campus road is getting a spirited facelift, just in time for the new academic year. Peyton Manning Pass is being painted to look like UT’s Shields–Watkins football field. The project was made possible from UT’s Senior Gift Campaign fund. The work involves the painting of a Power T in the center and two checkerboard
Sherry Cummings, professor and associate dean of the College of Social Work, and Jenny Moshak, associate director for sports medicine in the athletic department, graduated this summer from the HERS Bryn Mawr Summer Institute at Bryn Mawr College. Sixty-seven participants representing sixty-three institutions across the U.S. participated in the institute, which was themed “Women Leaders:
UT’s basketball team spent part of their summer in Italy playing some basketball and learning some valuable lessons. Robert Bast, associate professor of history, accompanied the team. At the request of Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin, he was asked to generate an accredited course to dovetail education with athletics on the Vols’ 10-day summer tour of
Several changes and additions have been made to UT’s parking inventory for fall semester in order to accommodate students, faculty, and staff during campus construction.
Getting back into good homework and study habits after summer break may prove challenging for some students, but it is not impossible. Amy Broemmel, an associate professor of elementary and literacy education, offers these tips to parents to help their children transition back into school life.
More than 4,200 freshmen begin classes Wednesday, August 22, at UT. They are Top 25-caliber students culled from one of the largest group of applicants the university has seen in recent years. Move-in begins Saturday, August 18, for more than 7,300 new and returning students who will converge on UT’s twelve residence halls.
The three candidates for vice chancellor for research and engagement have now visited campus and held public forums. Those who attended or watched the forums are asked to submit their online feedback forms by 5:00 p.m. today. For more information about all three candidates, recorded webcasts of their forums, and the online feedback form, visit