A movie night, resource fair, painting the Rock and a celebration with the Lady Vols basketball team are just some of the events taking place during the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s fifth annual First-Generation Student Celebration Week.
For nearly 30 years, the VOLbreaks program has provided an opportunity for students to become more active citizens by gaining experience through organized trips.
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 University of Tennessee, Knoxville, student startups were named to the national Student Startup Madness (SSM) pitch competition. Andy’s Beekeeping was selected for the competition’s semifinal round. Digital publication Abled Magazine was named in the competition’s initial round. Both companies were chosen from applicants representing 54 universities and colleges nationwide.
Four UT students are among more than 1,400 American undergraduate students from 427 colleges and universities across the country selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.
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.
In an effort to enhance local conservation efforts and help residents who live in a flood-prone area of the city, three UT faculty members will work with a group of homeowners to install rain gardens in the Edgewood Park neighborhood of Knoxville.
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.
Advanced manufacturing is playing an ever-increasing role in the world’s economy, and UT is answering the call with research and innovation.
November 16–24 is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. UT will participate in the week, hosting several events to raise awareness about resources on campus that help combat food insecurity and meet the needs of students.
Three UT students were honored by the Knoxville News Sentinel for excellence in leadership, entrepreneurship, and innovation in the 2019 Knox.biz 20 Under 20 awards.