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.
UT’s Tickle College of Engineering has announced an agreement with IBM that includes the award of high-performance computing hardware based on the same technology as the world’s most powerful supercomputer, Summit, at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Researchers from UT and Colorado State University have received a $3.2 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to test a text-delivered counseling program for young adults ages 18 to 25 with cannabis use disorder.
UT ranks 44th among all public universities and 104th nationally, according to the 2020 U.S. News and World Report undergraduate rankings released today. The university improved in key areas measured by U.S. News—including six-year graduation rate and peer assessment.
UT students, faculty, and staff, as well as members of the local community, are encouraged to pitch their business ideas at Vol Court, a semiannual pitch competition and speaker series presented by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT’s Haslam College of Business.
UT welcomes fans and visitors to campus Saturday, August 31, for the first home game of the season. The Vols will take on the Georgia State University Panthers.
UT will celebrate 225 years of service to the state of Tennessee with a Lighting the Way celebration throughout the 2019–20 academic year.
Body-cast sculptures. More than 5,000 handcrafted butterflies. A page-by-page illustration for a classic novel.
Tymia Palmer is beginning life as a UT sophomore, having successfully completed her first year of study at Pellissippi State Community College as a Volunteer Bridge student.
UT’s summer 2019 dean’s list has been posted online.