Drew Holcomb (’03) and his wife Ellie (’05) hitched a classic Airstream trailer to their pickup and took their children 1,600 miles to visit Tennessee sights from the Memphis Zoo and Aquarium to the Foothills Parkway in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
For David Leventhal, the coronavirus pandemic hit during an already challenging time. The Student Emergency Fund and Center for Career Development and Academic Exploration helped him navigate a tough situation to become a full-time teacher.
In honor of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, the World Health Organization designated 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Nursing has spent the past 12 months honoring Nightingale (1820–1910). Here’s how the year unfolded.
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.
Two decades ago, Kelly Arnold fell in love with the Spanish language as a UT student. Now a doctor, she merges her love of language with medicine to serve Latinos in Chattanooga. For her work, she was named the 2020 Tennessee Family Physician of the Year.
This year, 13 of the 15 students in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s most prestigious undergraduate academic scholars program are from Tennessee.
During the pandemic, alumni of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Social Work are finding new ways to provide essential human services to their communities.
Alumna Meg Hutchinson’s entrepreneurial journey began with a childhood dream to become a florist.
Sales of a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, T-shirt designed by a fourth-grade boy in Florida raised $952,101 for STOMP Out Bullying. The young fan created the homemade shirt to show his love for the Volunteers. UT’s VolShop offered to print the boy’s design for him as a gesture of appreciation.
UT’s fall undergraduate commencement and graduate hooding ceremonies will be held December 12 and 13.
UT welcomes fans and visitors to campus Saturday for this year’s final home football game.
Although there are no classes on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, those staying on or around campus during break can still eat at various dining facilities.