Journalism PhD student Charli Kerns has fought her way through whitewater rapids and cascaded over waterfalls in her canoe. Knowing that adrenaline rush, she doesn’t get too stressed out over research, writing, or teaching a class.
A record 47,182 donors gave to UT Knoxville last year, which helped fund student scholarships, hire new faculty, make campus improvements, and support other enhancements to students’ educational experience.
Four Peyton Manning Scholars—some of the nation’s brightest students, with track records of strong academic achievement, leadership, and community service—were honored for their accomplishments on July 8. Three of the scholars met with Manning at a reception where they expressed the impact the scholarship will have on them. Peyton Manning, who endowed the four-year scholarship
UT’s Ken and Blaire Mossman Building has been selected as an outstanding design in the 2019 American School & University Educational Interiors Showcase, which honors excellence in educational interiors. The building will be featured in the August issue of American School & University.
Regular listeners to Knoxville’s NPR station will hear a very familiar set of pipes next month—Chrissy Keuper is returning to WUOT.
On June 29, Vols across the country are invited to join together in a day of service under the motto “One Day. One Family. All Vols.”
Demolition begins Monday on the Neyland Biology Annex on the south side of Neyland Stadium.
The Board of Trustees approved a $1.246 billion budget for the 2019–20 fiscal year Friday as well as a 2 percent tuition increase—one of the lowest tuition increases in the university’s history.
Leanna Belew, who has worked at the Knoxville Convention Center and Visit Knoxville, is the executive director of UT Conferences and Non-Credit Programs.
Sport-based service is the theme of an upcoming study abroad trip for 15 student–athletes in the VOLeaders Academy.
Forbes magazine has ranked UT among the top 10 employers in Tennessee, according to its first-ever ranking of America’s employers by state.
Claudio Gómez has been named the first Jefferson Chapman Executive Director of the McClung Museum.