UT has been rated one of the nation’s “best and most interesting” schools by the Fiske Guide, which rates more than 300 universities in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain.
The campus’s new Veterans Resource Center is now open. Located on the ground floor of Hodges Library, across from One Stop, the center features quiet study areas, a common room with microwave and refrigerator access, and a meeting area for veteran organizations. It also provides a venue for student veterans to meet one-on-one with veteran
Chancellor Beverly Davenport was invited to participate in a panel assembled by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities in Washington, DC, on Tuesday to discuss free speech and student activism on college campuses.
On Monday, August 21, a total solar eclipse—when the disk of the moon completely covers the sun—will be visible in the United States along a path that is 2,500 miles long and 70 miles wide, from central Oregon through Tennessee and on to South Carolina.
Dillon Dunn, a fifth-year student in the UT’s School of Architecture, will travel through Europe and Asia this summer to study the architecture of religious structures.
UT alumnus and retired NFL quarterback Peyton Manning was at his alma mater today to award scholarships to four incoming freshmen. This year’s scholarship recipients are Emma Kate Hall of Lebanon, Tennessee; Grace Neiman of West Point, Nebraska; Sydney Peay of Spring Hill, Tennessee; and Blake Turpin of Knoxville.
From working at food banks in multiple states to sprucing up neighborhoods in Philadelphia and Atlanta to working at a summer program for kids in rural Tennessee, students and alumni around the country are joining forces this summer to underscore UT’s volunteer tradition.
UT’s Culinary Institute is offering a variety of cooking classes this summer.
The McClung Museum has teamed up with Knox County Public Library and other area partners to offer summer enrichment opportunities for children and teens.
The Student Health Center is partnering with the Knox County Health Department to spread the word about mosquito bite prevention.
The spring 2017 dean’s list has been posted online.
Recent UT graduate Jordan Bakke has received a Fulbright award to spend the next year as an English teaching assistant in Kazakhstan.