Latina Vol Maria Urias discovered her calling in sociology and is using her research to better Appalachian Tennessee–the community that raised her.
Six seniors have been recognized as Torchbearers, UT’s highest undergraduate honor. The recipients learned of their selections through a surprise visit by Chancellor Plowman or a member of her cabinet.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is opening a new on-campus pantry called the Big Orange Pantry. With a mission of providing emergency food assistance and other essentials for members of the university community, the Big Orange Pantry is accessible to students, faculty, and staff. Colleges and departments across campus as well as alumni are collaborating
Maya Bian (’20), a recent graduate of the College Scholars program, was selected as a winner in the prestigious Global Undergraduate Awards competition for her work on long-term care in China, where her extended family lives.
Last week, UT celebrated its first Vol Success Week, with highlights including four signature events featuring UT’s provost and executive leadership team, two internationally recognized speakers, and a student success celebration.
In lieu of a traditional Homecoming, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will be hosting Spirit Week, a week dedicated to reminding students and alumni of UT’s unique traditions.
The Commission for Disabilities brings together a group of experts representing many diverse groups dedicated to representing and extending the disability work being done on the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, campus.
Voter education, registration, and participation in elections has dramatically increased on campus since organizers began hosting civic summits and formed the Vols Vote Coalition.