“I Heart UT Week,” which begins Saturday, will give students a brief diversion before finals. The event will include seven days of philanthropic and entertaining activities. The week includes a photo contest, a day of service, the annual Volapalooza contest, athletic events, and a stress release party, among other events.
The twelfth annual High School Arts Academy at UT gave eighty students from thirty East Tennessee schools an opportunity to study visual arts in a university setting last month. Students enrolled in a workshop of their choice from ceramics to video, from drawing to printmaking—all taught by School of Art professors.
From developing cheap biofuels to determining when people became monogamous, the research of some UT graduate students has gotten a boost from the National Science Foundation. Five students have received 2013 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s
WBIR-TV featured the keynote address by Charles W. “Wick” Moorman, chairman, president and CEO of Norfolk Southern Corp., at the 2013 Joint Rail Conference hosted by the Center for Transportation Research at UT. He discussed the conference theme, Next Generation Railroads, Next Generation Railroaders: Innovations and People for the Future. “Knoxville is strategically important for
Nobel Prize winner and Holocaust survivor Roald Hoffmann will be at UT for a staged reading of his new play Something That Belongs to You at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 20, in the Ula Love Doughty Carousel Theatre. The performance, directed by Dennis E. Perkins, is free and open to the public, and Hoffmann will
With spring’s warm temperatures, severe weather and even tornadoes are a possibility. Should a tornado warning be issued that includes campus areas, you can protect yourself by following some basic steps. Knowing what to do when you receive an emergency notification is critical to your safety. For more information on staying safe on campus, visit