UT is ranked fifteenth in the nation among all public and private universities in U.S. News and World Report’s inaugural rankings for Best Colleges for Veterans. The new ranking category provides data and information on schools that assist veterans and active service members with pursuing a college education under the Post-9/11 GI Bill by providing
A UT research associate will host a public talk about the bright Comet ISON. Comet ISON will reach its closest approach to the sun on Thanksgiving Day, November 28, and hopefully be visible to the naked eye in early December. The talk will take place 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 7, in the Nielsen Physics
UT has become part of the CFA Institute University Recognition Program, a consortium that includes fewer than 120 universities worldwide and fewer than seventy-five in the Americas. The Chartered Financial Analyst designation is a respected and recognized investment credential. To earn the CFA designation, individuals must pass three levels of exams over a three-year time
With five faculty members now on Fulbright exchanges, UT is one of the Fulbright Program’s “top producers” for 2013–14. UT ranks in the top ten of research universities for its number of current Fulbright recipients. The Fulbright Program is a prestigious international exchange initiative that awards about 1,100 grants to American scholars each year.
Lindsay Lee, UT’s seventh Rhodes Scholar, joins the ranks of a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, a White House deputy chief of staff, and a university president, among other notable alumni. Lee learned Saturday that she will be heading to the University of Oxford in England next fall. She plans to study statistics for use in public
The university needs your help in formulating its new Quality Enhancement Plan, an important part of UT’s reaffirmation of accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. A QEP is a carefully designed campus-wide project that has a primary emphasis on undergraduate students.