UT distinguished alumnus James A. “Jim” Haslam II has been named a recipient of the 2016 Horatio Alger Award by the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc. The annual award recognizes leaders who have succeeded, despite facing adversity, and who are committed to both philanthropy and higher education.
The Vine School Health Center and Grand Illumination are this week’s featured Partnerships That Make a Difference.
The Faculty Senate will hold an emergency meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 8, in Room 132 of the College of Law.
A recent gift from the Regions Foundation has allowed UT’s Haslam College of Business to purchase four additional Bloomberg terminals, a system that allows finance professionals to monitor and analyze real-time market data, and place trades. The additions mean the college will have the second highest number of terminals among its Southeastern Conference peers.
The College of Arts and Sciences celebrated outstanding faculty with awards in diversity leadership, advising, teaching, research, academic outreach, and service on December 1 at the annual Faculty Awards Ceremony held at the Holiday Inn-Downtown.
The college recently became a Bronze Level sponsor for FIRST Robotics by pledging $20,000 in scholarships to participating high school students. These scholarships will support up to five students each year for a total of four years.
Judy Dooley is more than the administrative assistant for the Pride of the Southland Band at UT. She is considered the “band mom”—and she is now an honorary Pride of the Southland Band lifetime member.
Freshmen enrolled in a first-year studies course at UT will gain firsthand experience at radio broadcasting today.