Here is a gallery of photos from the 2017 Chancellor’s Honors Banquet, which honored accomplished faculty, staff, and students. The annual gathering is the university’s largest recognition event of the year.
The Center for Career Development, Student Disability Services, and the Student Government Association for the second year are partnering on Smokey’s Closet, a clothing closet initiative.
Health resources will be available to the UT community at HealthBeat 2017, a free health fair for all students, faculty, and staff. UT’s College of Nursing is joining forces with the Student Health Center and UT Medical Center for the event, which will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, in
UT’s Center for the Study of War and Society will remember the legacies of World War I with a series of events this spring. Programming includes two talks April 6 at the Blount County Public Library and an April 7 program at UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture.
The UT College of Law’s Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution will host this year’s Tennessee Journal of Law and Policy symposium. The event, titled In the Eye of the Beholder, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in Room 132 of the College of Law building.
The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators for the Southeast region named Troy Lane, associate vice chancellor for public safety and chief of police, Director of the Year for 2016.
The “Hyrdolunteers” were formed in 2015 as a way for students from varying backgrounds to come together to better understand, protect, and preserve water resources in East Tennessee.
Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville, Tennessee, is the latest hospital to partner with the College of Nursing to provide the Precious Prints Project to families who have lost a child.
The College of Communication and Information will honor the Reverend Harold Middlebrook—a pastor and civil rights activist who worked alongside Martin Luther King Jr.—with the CCI Diversity Award at the college’s ninth annual Experience Diversity Banquet at 7 p.m. Friday.
The School of Information Sciences will be collecting books for children in Sevier County who lost their possessions in the recent wildfires.
Bill Hardwig in the Department of English and Sidi Kazunga in the Haslam College of Business Office of Undergraduate Programs have been honored for their advising work.
On Oct. 4, Hurricane Matthew swept through Haiti, killing more than 1,000 Haitians and destroying much of the islanders’ way of life. That same day, a UT student and alumnus 1,400 miles away forged a connection because of their shared desire to help the people who had lost so much.