In remembrance of those killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, UT is participating in the 9/11: Never Forget Project. Members of the student organization Young Americans for Freedom constructed a memorial to the individuals whose lives were lost during the attacks by placing 2,977 American flags beside the Humanities Amphitheater. The students
Museum lovers, families, and other community members are invited to explore and enjoy a variety of free events this month at the McClung Museum of Natural History. The events kick off at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 14, with a signing of the newly issued third edition of the popular book Tellico Archaeology and a lecture
The UT Humanities Center’s Distinguished Lecture Series this week features an expert who will offer advice on winning research fellowships. Paul Erickson, the director of academic programs at the American Antiquarian Society, will speak at 3:30 p.m. on September 12 in the Tennessee Humanities Center Seminar Room in Melrose Hall.
The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy is launching its second annual student policy challenge. Named in honor of the late senator, the Howard Baker Public Policy Challenge is open to UT undergraduate and graduate students from all disciplines.
The university plans to test the UT Alert text and e-mail messaging system at 1:10 p.m. on Friday, September 12. If you are subscribed to the system and all of your contact information is up to date, you will receive a test text message from the number 44515. If you have subscribed for both the
A group of four UT professors are spanning the globe and serving as Fulbright Scholars this academic year, reports the Knoxville News Sentinel. The Fulbright Program is a prestigious international exchange initiative that awards about 1,100 grants to American scholars each year.
Three new UT Volunteers and East Tennessee residents have been awarded the newly created Randy and Jenny Boyd Scholarship for tnAchieves students.
Tashika Griffith, associate dean of students in the Office of the Dean of Students, joined the UT staff this summer after serving as an assistant dean in the Dean of Students Office at the University of Miami in Florida.
The ninth-annual Tailgate Blood Drive, a competition between Tennessee fans and Florida fans, will be held next week, September 15–19. Medic Regional Blood Center is calling on all UT faculty, staff, students, and fans to donate blood to help Tennessee fans out-give Florida.