A historic mural that has survived controversy, vandalism, and an impending demolition of its longtime home is being featured in an exhibit that opened June 6 at UT’s Downtown Gallery. The History of Tennessee painting—also known as the Greenwood Mural—is on display along with eighteen other works by celebrated muralist Marion Greenwood. Several media outlets
UT faculty is joining community volunteers today and Saturday, June 7, to install a new natural playground at the North Head Start Center. The playground will give students a new recreation area and provide researchers with an opportunity to study the environment’s impact on children’s activity levels.
The Center for Transportation Research will give area high school students a behind-the-scenes look at public transit in Knoxville and Atlanta when it hosts its first Transit Camp July 29–31 at UT. Open to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors, the camp is designed to spark interest in STEM—science, technology, engineering, and math—and to showcase