More than 4,000 students, including 3,038 undergraduates, 805 graduate, 96 law, and 82 veterinary medicine students, participated in commencement ceremonies this semester. The university awarded honorary degrees to Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt; Tennessee’s 48th governor, Phil Bredesen; and HGTV founder Ken Lowe. To read messages and view photos from UT students, their families, and well-wishers on
This is National Nurses Week, and as part of this year’s celebration at UT’s College of Nursing, a faculty member is being honored with the Regional Cooperative for Professional Nurses Week Clinical Excellence Award.
Fabrizio D’Aloisio will join the Division of Enrollment Management as the assistant vice provost for enrollment management and director for undergraduate admissions on June 5.
The Destination Imagination Global Finals returns to campus next week for its 17th year in Knoxville.
Phil Bredesen—Tennessee’s 48th governor—received an honorary degree from UT Knoxville at the graduate hooding ceremony Thursday evening.
Tom Winston is not your typical UT grad. The 73-year-old has been the associate dean of the medical school and the director of the hospital and clinics at the University of California–Davis, and he’s served as CEO of several health care organizations. “I decided to go to law school because I was bored with retirement,”
Ken Lowe, CEO of Scripps Networks Interactive and creator of HGTV, told UT graduates that he built his career by combining things he loved—home remodeling, television, and electronic media.