More than 95 recipients of the Torchbearer award—the highest student honor bestowed by the university—gathered on campus over the weekend to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the award. The reunion brought together Torchbearer recipients representing classes from 1945 to 2015.
UT students will have an opportunity to showcase their design talents and retail know-how in a national design competition sponsored by Robin-Ruth, an international casual lifestyle brand. The company selected UT to participate as one of six high-ranking retail programs in the United States.
The White House recently announced a series of initiatives aimed at bringing artificial intelligence and automated machinery into more widespread use, with UT researcher Lynne Parker leading the way.
A member of the Volunteer family recently passed away. Trinity Wallace, of Maryville, was a senior in the College of Social Work and was a member of the university’s Bachelor’s Social Work Organization.
The new end-of-course evaluation system opened today and will remain open through December 2.
This year’s Big Orange Give—a five-day social-media-based giving campaign for UT—kicks off today and runs through Friday. “This year we again want to raise more than a million dollars. If Vol Nation can raise $500,000, then First Tennessee Foundation has committed another $500,000 to help us get to the $1 million goal,” said Lauren Herbstritt,