Tennessee was one of twenty-five states that saw a significant decline in its poverty rates, 1.6 percent, from 2014 to 2015, according to the 2015 American Community Survey (ACS) one-year estimates released today by the US Census Bureau.
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Radoslaw “Radek” Sikorski, former foreign minister of Poland, will speak at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy Wednesday, September 21, as part of the Ashe Distinguished Lecture Series.
Volhacks is hosting its inaugural hack-a-thon September 30–October 2, and while the name might sound like something businesses would want to avoid, the expertise of students coming to the event is something in high demand.
A UT graduate research seminar will be monitoring social media discourse during the upcoming presidential and vice presidential debates and on Election Day with the new state-of-the-art Adam Brown Social Media Command Center as its hub.
UT’s EcoCAR 3 team and the East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition are partnering for a tailgating event prior to UT’s game with Ohio on Saturday at Neyland Stadium.
The Pride Center is an important community space for our students and a physical representation of our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Kickoff is set for noon EDT for the Volunteers’ game against the Bobcats of Ohio University. Gates open at 10:00 a.m. The SEC Network will televise the game.
Tennessee is in a good fiscal position and its economy is expected to continue to grow in 2017, according to UT’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research Director Bill Fox and Associate Director Matt Murray, who spoke last week at the center’s first economic forecasting luncheon.
UT’s Center for Sport, Peace, and Society hosted program alumnae and coaches in Mexico recently on a mission to reach and empower more young women through the power of team sports.
Now in its sixth year, UT̍s Volunteer Bridge program has its largest class ever. This fall, 175 invited students began the program, which allows them to spend a year and a summer studying at Pellissippi State Community College and then, upon successful completion of program requirements, transfer seamlessly to UT.