The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, welcomes fans to campus Saturday, December 5, for the football game against the University of Florida. Sold out at the reduced capacity level, this is UT’s fourth home football game of the 2020 season and will be televised on CBS. Kickoff is set for 3:40 p.m. EST in Neyland Stadium.
UT’s Substance Misuse Community of Scholars is a collective of researchers working diligently to address opioid use disorder and its impact on the lives of Tennesseans.
When Joshua Fu was growing up in Taiwan, on summer visits to his grandparents’ farm he was struck by the difference between the beautiful rural area and his heavy industrial city. “I decided to devote my career to protecting the environment,” said Fu, the John D. Tickle Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental
This past weekend, UT held 10 in-person commencement ceremonies honoring spring, summer, and fall 2020 graduates with enhanced health and safety measures. Take a look back at the highlights.
With the end of the semester fast approaching, UT is committed to making a difficult transition back home for winter break easier for students.
UT eclipsed its goal of receiving $2.5 million in just 24 hours during Big Orange Give, the university’s annual day of giving. Volunteers from every state and around the globe contributed more than 4,500 gifts on November 18.
UT’s Campus Advisory Board met remotely to discuss the university’s COVID-19 response, the budget and COVID-related financial considerations, enrollment growth, and new efforts to improve student success.
Chancellor Donde Plowman found out at 9:30 a.m. this morning that she is a close contact of someone who tested positive for COVID-19. The chancellor has no symptoms, went immediately for a COVID test, and has gone home to quarantine for 14 days.
Growing up in a family of UT fans, Keely Williams always felt the Volunteer spirit of service, with a personal goal of helping children and families in East Tennessee. She graduates this week with a BA in psychology.
As a deputy state librarian at the Library of Virginia in Richmond, John Metz is surrounded by history. For one episode of Who Do You Think You Are?, he informed pop star Hilary Duff that she is descended from Virginia’s pre-Revolutionary Lieutenant Governor Alexander Spotswood, who himself traced his roots to King Robert the Bruce
UT will host 10 in-person commencement ceremonies November 19–22 at Thompson-Boling Arena for spring, summer, and fall 2020 graduates. The socially-distanced ceremonies will have additional health and safety protocols in place so graduates and their families can safely gather to celebrate their momentous accomplishments.
UT celebrated first-generation students, faculty, and staff last week, November 9-13 as part of First-Generation Celebration Week. Take a look back at a photo gallery from the week.