Juan Cristóbal Quevedo, a second-year student at the College of Law, was one of twelve students nationwide to be awarded the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund Law School Scholarship. Quevedo, the only scholarship recipient from a law school in the Southeast, is an immigrant from Mexico who successfully coordinated his family’s seven-year immigration
A UT alumnus and Knoxville doctor is leading Ebola vaccine testing in Knoxville, according to WATE-TV. William Smith, who got his bachelor’s degree in zoology, said the vaccine is actually made from a virus found in cows and only contains a small piece of protein from the Ebola virus. He said there’s no risk of actually
The College of Arts and Sciences celebrated its outstanding faculty with awards in advising, teaching, research, outreach, and service during its annual winter convocation.
UT’s role as a leader in computing advancements was affirmed again recently as a team of students captured second place at the Student Cluster Competition in New Orleans.
A UT study shows that just as our family histories dictate what we look like and how we act, plant evolutionary history shapes community responses to interacting with agents of global change.
The Knoxville News Sentinel featured Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek’s visit with President Barack Obama to discuss higher education access. The visit was the second meeting for Cheek in 2014. It took place during the second College Opportunity Day of Action summit. During the event, Cheek announced the university is expanding a couple of initiatives that
The Culinary Program will host an information session Tuesday, December 9, for those interested in sharpening their culinary arts skills or taking them to the next level. The 6:00 p.m. event will be held on the fourth floor of the UT Conference Center, 600 Henley Street. A second information session will be at 6:00 p.m.
The Department of Geography was a force to be reckoned with at the Southeastern division of the Association of American Geographers annual meeting held in November in Athens, Georgia. For the second straight year, the department received multiple awards.
On Rocky Top, every Friday is Big Orange Friday. Watch the latest Big Orange Friday video, which highlights the new Fred D. Brown Jr. Residence Hall and the new extension of Pedestrian Walkway. The cold weather gives these students even more ways to keep orange on Friday.