Dan Feller, professor of history, was a judge of the History Hounds dog costume contest during this weekend’s East Tennessee History Fair. He was featured in this News Sentinel video about the qualifications used to critique the pooches and how the ultimate winners were chosen.
The San Antonio Express-News recently featured the research of Bruce Tonn, professor of political science, in a story examining what the future of cities would be like if climate change and sustainability issues were tackled by the year 2050. Read the story here. Tonn was the lead researcher on a paper about a sustainable energy system
Maurice Stucke, professor of law, twice spoke to Fortune magazine recently about possible technology mergers and a Supreme Court business licensing ruling.
The Pride of the Southland Marching Band will be featured this week on The Weather Channel as part of the network’s “Heat Week” shows. As part of “Heat Week,” the network—which airs on channel 58.1 on campus—highlights jobs and activities that take place outside during the hottest part of the year.
Move-in weekend, Welcome Week activities, the launch of new safety measures, and this week’s start of the fall semester drew wide coverage from local and regional media outlets.
Whether you’re arriving on campus for the first time or simply returning for another year, you’re in for some pleasant surprises as you explore campus.
On Saturday, Tom and Geniese Gilman brought their daughter, Rosemary, to UT to begin her career as a Volunteer. Rosemary was well-prepared for the move; she’s received plenty of guidance from her seven older brothers and sisters who have attended UT. Six of her siblings are UT graduates. Her brother, Will, is a junior.
UT has launched the Off-Campus Merchant Program to give students, faculty, and staff the ability to use their VolCard account at participating off-campus merchants.
UT Parking and Transit Services has made some changes to parking to help accommodate student, faculty, and staff needs and to help make navigating around campus construction easier.
The Centaur Excavations of Volos, an art exhibit brought to Hodges Library by Beauvais Lyons, professor of art, and Neil Greenberg, emeritus professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, is featured in an article on the Mental Floss website.