Football season is still months away, but those needing a quick fix before fall can get a chance to see a version of the game played by competitors functioning like well-oiled machines. The FIRST Robotics Competition Smoky Mountain Regional returns to the Knoxville Convention Center March 26–29, and is centered around a game featuring strong
With the transition to in-house custodial services on the Knoxville campus now complete, the Building Services division of UT’s Facilities Services is making the same change at the Institute of Agriculture.
Brad Collett, an assistant professor of landscape architecture and plant sciences, has received a research fellowship to develop performance evaluation methods for regional landscape projects. Collett was recently named a 2014 research fellow of the Case Study Investigation Program of the Landscape Architecture Foundation.
The College of Communication and Information will host Social Media Week March 31–April 3 in the Communications Building on campus. The four-day event will feature presentations, panel discussions, and open forums with social media experts from BuzzFeed, ESPN, Scripps Network Interactive, Viggle, Sports Illustrated, AC Entertainment, and the US Coast Guard. Paul Finebaum, radio and
Based on student feedback, the Student@Tennessee newsletter has been renamed Vol Update. A student survey sent earlier this semester solicited ideas for a catchier, more recognizable name. The newsletter has already implemented a few recommendations by adding more job and scholarship opportunities and emphasizing key dates and deadlines. Additional student feedback will be used to
The office of First-Year Studies is encouraging faculty to propose FYS 129 seminars for Fall 2014. FYS 129 seminars are designed to connect students with UT faculty through an engaging topic early in their academic career. Maximum enrollment for these seminars is eighteen and students are encouraged to choose seminar titles or seminar faculty that
More than 200 UT students arrive back on campus today having spent their spring breaks in the service of others. From New York to Costa Rica, Vols were volunteering on a range of projects from sustainable farming to tropical medicine. Check out some of the photos and Tweets our students shared from the work they