The McClung Museum will offer a Family Fun Day and a stroller tour this month.
UT is one of the “best and most interesting” schools in the 2017 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges, which reviews higher education institutions in the United States, Canada, and Britain.
Twenty-eight faculty, staff, and students have taken Big Orange Country to China through an English immersion summer camp—and the UT community can follow their adventures over the next two weeks. Team member Lola Alapo, public relations specialist in the Office of Communications and Marketing, is sending back reports about the group’s work and adventures. — China day 4
As we mourn the immeasurable loss of Pat Summitt, we also celebrate her unparalleled impact
John Keny worked with Chancellor Cheek as both an undergraduate, as the chief of staff for Student Government Association, and graduate student, as the Graduate Student Senate president. In a personal letter, Keny says he will always be thankful for the opportunities he had to work closely with Cheek.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek announced Tuesday, June 21, that he will step down as chancellor and transition to a faculty position teaching higher education leadership sometime in the next academic year. President Joe DiPietro will begin the search for a new chancellor immediately with the goal of filling the job by spring semester 2017.
Scott Kelly, the US astronaut who recently returned from a record-breaking year in space, will help launch the 2016-17 academic year UT by speaking at the annual Welcome Week Life of the Mind celebration at 5:30 p.m. Monday, August 15.
Four UT students have been awarded Fulbright US Student Program Grants for 2016–17.
The Washington Post recently featured UT political science graduate Abdusalam Omer in this story about his efforts to bring change to the nation of Somalia
UT’s second annual “Be a Hero” Day was a great success. Some 350 alumni and friends participated in the special day on April 27 to support student, faculty, and staff UT projects via VOLstarter, UT’s crowdfunding site.