A partnership between UT and the US Department of State to engage women and girls from around the world through sports was named one of the nation’s ten best public diplomacy efforts of 2013. UT’s Center for Sport, Peace, and Society partners with the Department of State and espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program to implement
Anna-Claire Daniels, a senior studying social work, was one of nine UT students who went to northern Uganda for five weeks last summer for the Gulu Study and Service Abroad Program. She returned to Uganda over winter break—on her own dime—to continue her work helping recovering addicts incarcerated in Gulu Prison. After observing the program,
Just two weeks into January, the Student Health Center has been busy with more than twenty cases of the flu on campus. The staff of the Student Health Center wants to remind you of tips for avoiding the flu and ways to help treat it.
Work has begun on turning the vacant Sophronia Strong Hall into a large and modern science class and laboratory facility. The two-year, $114 million project marks the first big step in addressing the university’s need for general class and laboratory space. The renovation and expansion project will preserve 20,000 square feet of the original structure,
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek is at the White House today for a summit about increasing college access for low-income students. Three new UT programs will be announced. Cheek is meeting with President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett, National Economic Council Director Gene