UT has received a gift of $1 million from Eric W. Barton of Maryville, Tennessee, a former Marine who started several businesses serving the US Armed Forces in the Middle East.
Twenty-one students from the College of Communication and Information who are studying abroad and interning in Australia recently attended a reception honoring UT alumnus and US Ambassador Arthur “A.B.” Culvahouse Jr. at the Consul General’s residence in Sydney.
On April 12, the fifth annual Big Orange Awards Bash brought together alumni chapter and council leaders from across the country to recognize outstanding accomplishments from the past year.
The Tennessee Association of Museums has honored UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture with its annual award for educational programming.
This year, the Big Orange Family Campaign reached 61.6 percent participation, with a record number of faculty and staff members donating to the university.
Colleen Ryan, of Cookeville, Tennessee, studied in the United Kingdom through the Fulbright program after graduating from UT in 2017. She’s now studying in China as a Schwarzman Scholar.
U.S. News and World Report has recognized several UT colleges and programs in its 2020 graduate school rankings, which were released today.
UT graduate Yuki Minami, of Baltimore, Maryland, is at Kyushu University in Japan researching the role of Japanese women under the imperial government from 1910 to 1945 on a Fulbright Student Award.
Faculty or instructors who arrangefor a prominent alumnus or alumna to return to campus to speak to your classes should consider nominating them for an Accomplished Alumni Award.
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.
UT graduate Savannah Dixon, of Memphis, shares her experience of teaching English in Guatemala on a Fulbright Student Award.