Earlier today, the university was made aware of a screengrab of a Snapchat photo that included four individuals we believe to be our students. Two of them were in blackface.
UT graduate Stephen (Alex) Crockett, of Jamestown, Tennessee, is pursuing a master’s degree in agriculture and rural development at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom on a Fulbright Student Award.
Robin Klehr Avia, regional managing principal for Gensler and a 1976 graduate in interior design, has established a new endowed professorship in the College of Architecture and Design at UT.
Students have started a new club that will provide tutoring to elementary school students. The Volunteers Tutoring Club places members in local elementary schools to work with children who need additional assistance, but whose families cannot afford to hire a private tutor.
A new UT study will examine how the intersection of being both LGBT and a caregiver may elevate a person’s risk of having overall poor health.
On New Year’s Day 2019, scientists got the first glimpse ever into a small Kuiper Belt object, thanks to the probe New Horizons.