Daniel Sassone spent 13 years in the US Army before coming to UT to pursue a degree in communications studies. He ended his military career after enduring a tragic year of loss—his wife, child, and father all died within a year of each other.
A cookout, hot chocolate bar, painting the Rock, and a celebration on social media are just some of the special events taking place as UT celebrates first-generation college students November 4–8.
Sixteen students in a documentary production class at UT have spent much of the fall semester at Oak Ridge National Laboratory doing interviews and filming to make a 30-minute documentary about the Spallation Neutron Source.
Growing up, UT student entrepreneurs Jeremy Piper, Dalton Maddox, Christopher Mikulec, and Michael Richards enjoyed hundreds of nights camping outdoors. Now, they’re making it their business to help others experience the same joy.
The US census will take place on April 1, 2020, and a UT expert says it’s important for everyone—including college students—to be counted.
UT’s Homecoming celebration begins on Sunday, embracing the university’s 225-year anniversary with this year’s theme, “Lighting the Way.”
Halloween-themed festivities are gearing up across UT’s campus. Many of the events welcome faculty and staff to bring their families.
Providing support to nonprofit organizations serving immigrants and refugees. Learning about the cycle of poverty in rural communities. Assisting in-home building projects. These are just a few of the ways some UT students will be spending their fall break.
If you are a UT student, faculty, or staff member and you use an iPhone (version 6s or higher) or Apple Watch, you now have the option to download the mobile VolCard, a digital version of your campus ID.
Each spring, professor Rob Heller from UT’s School of Journalism and Electronic Media in the College of Communication and Information takes his advanced photojournalism students to LaFollette, Tennessee, to find and photograph stories in the Campbell County community of 7,000, about 45 miles north of Knoxville.
During National Voter Registration Week, September 23–27, the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, UT Libraries, and the Student Government Association will hold voter registration drives on Pedestrian Walkway, the Student Union Plaza, and in Hodges Library from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
UT alumna and entrepreneur Lia Winter tore her hamstring playing soccer at 16. While the mishap sidelined her play, it focused her sights on a new goal: a career in biomedical engineering.