The university does not have an official policy regarding religious and cultural décor and celebrations in the workplace.
December 1 marked the sixtieth anniversary of the day Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger—a move that launched a citywide boycott in Montgomery, Alabama, and other desegregation efforts. Six decades later, Parks’ act and subsequent civil rights endeavors provide an opportunity to teach black resistance differently, according to
The Zone Maintenance Unit of UT’s Facilities Services takes great pride and care in maintaining the American flags on the main campus and the agriculture campus.
The Wall Street Journal and the News Sentinel featured Joe Carcello’s testimony during a meeting of the Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee, a committee within the US House of Representatives Financial Services Committee.
A company co-founded by Itamar Arel is drawing positive attention.
The Washington Post interviewed Susan Riechert, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, for a story about a giant blanket of spiderwebs that appeared in West Tennessee during Thanksgiving week.
The US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey celebrates its tenth anniversary today with the release of five-year statistics based on data collected from 2010 to 2014. In recognition of the national anniversary, the Tennessee State Data Center is releasing data dashboards specific to Tennessee.
Astronaut Scott Kelly is no stranger to stardom, having rocketed to fame as the first American to spend a year in space. In fact, by the time he returns to Earth in March, he will have spent more than 500 days total in orbit, a record for any American and trailing only a small number
Knoxville-born actress Dale Dickey—who has been called “the reigning queen of Southern gothic”— will return to UT on Friday, December 11, to receive an honorary degree and address new graduates. Commencement ceremonies begin at 9:00 a.m. in Thompson-Boling Arena. More than 2,300 students are graduating this fall—1,795 undergraduates, 559 graduate students, and seven law students.
UT President Joe DiPietro presented UT’s top funding priorities Wednesday to Governor Bill Haslam for consideration in his proposed spending plan for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.