Members of the class of 2015 had the chance to experience beloved University of Tennessee traditions their first week on campus. Dozens spray-painted their names on the Rock, a megaton chunk of dolomite, as part of the festivities. They also ran through the T at Neyland Stadium and paused for a photo-op on the turf.
The Class of 2015 was officially welcomed to the student body Monday night as more than 4,000 first-year students participated in Torch Night, a UT tradition since 1925. Students held electric candles as Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek announced that the torch had been passed to the newest class of Volunteers. The Knoxville News Sentinel and
Approximately 4,200 freshmen will begin classes on Wednesday at UT Knoxville. By average ACT scores, they rank among the top 8 percent of students statewide. Move-in begins Saturday for more than 7,500 new and returning students who will converge on UT’s nine residence halls across campus. About 89 percent of the freshmen are Tennessee residents;
This weekend, students will head to UT Knoxville to kick off the 2011–2012 school year, and Rocky Top is ready for them. Welcome Week, a long-standing tradition at UT that gives students a glimpse of campus life, begins Saturday, August 13, as both new and returning students move into residence halls. On Sunday, freshmen will
Welcome (back) to campus! Move-in day is tomorrow, and it’s sure to be an exciting day for our new and returning students. With a little planning, your move-in day will be a smooth one. Residence hall check-in begins Saturday at 8:00 a.m. for women and 2:00 p.m. for men. University staff will be on hand
As students and faculty come back to Big Orange Country, it won’t be hard to notice large-scale construction and improvement projects on many corners of our campus. From new academic buildings to improved services, the UT community will be a part of opening many new and renovated facilities over this new academic year.
As a freshman, Brandi Panter arrived at the University of Tennessee in fall 2008 from a rural farming community outside Nashville. She was one of only four students at UT from her high school graduating class. The experience is one Panter, now 21 and a senior, doesn’t want other students to go through. She is
A young woman checked into Johns Hopkins Hospital for cancer treatment. Her cells are biopsied and, when they show traits of immortality, are sold for medical research worldwide. It sounds like the plot of a science fiction movie. In fact, it’s a true story, and the subject of the award-winning book The Immortal Life of
Each year, the Department of University Housing asks faculty and staff members to come and assist on one of the busiest and most important days of the new school year: the arrival of the incoming freshmen class. On Saturday, August 13, move-in day will set a lasting impression of our campus for students and parents.