For two lucky UT students, Wednesday was doubly special: They helped the university set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for the largest human letter and they each walked away with a $5,000 scholarship.
Knoxville-area faculty, staff, and retirees are invited to Picnic on the Plaza, to be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 12. The picnic will be held at Thompson-Boling Arena.
While the UT community is enjoying bragging rights for setting the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD yesterday for the largest human letter—a 4,223-person Power T—a few lucky students, faculty, and staff came away from yesterday’s event in Neyland Stadium with even more.
Newly published letters of President James K. Polk shed light on the end of the Mexican War and the origin of the current US–Mexico border. Volume 13 of The Correspondence of James K. Polk, which comprises letters from August 1847 to March 1848, was published today by the University of Tennessee Press.
The UT Board of Trustees approved a proposal Wednesday to award a UT Knoxville honorary degree to Jon E. Meacham, Pulitzer Prize–winning writer, editor, and scholar.
The UT Board of Trustees approved a new data science and engineering doctoral program at its meeting held on the Chattanooga campus Wednesday.
A pair of water-related issues forced temporary closures of a parking garage and of Volunteer Boulevard late Wednesday.