Alumni News

To China and Back: An Interview with Lola Alapo

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Lola Alapo from the Office of Communications and Marketing spoke with WUOT 91.9 FM about spending two weeks this summer teaching English in China. She was one of a group of twenty-eight UT faculty, staff, and students who took the trip.

Donate to Flood Relief Efforts for Baton Rouge

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The federal government has declared a major disaster for the state of Louisiana, currently experiencing the largest natural disaster to hit the U.S. since Hurricane Sandy. Our friends and SEC neighbors in Baton Rouge have been hit particularly hard by devastating flood conditions. In response, UT’s disaster relief management team has coordinated several ways to help those devastated by the flooding.

Dave Hart Announces Retirement

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Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Dave Hart, who is entering his sixth year at the helm of the Volunteer Athletics program, announced today that he will retire from the position of director of athletics, effective June 30, 2017.

Lifelong Vol Starts Freshman Year

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When Kristina Brown moved into her UT residence hall earlier this week, it wasn’t the first time she had stepped foot on campus. The freshman has been cheering on the Volunteers at football games for the majority of her life. Kristina and her younger brother started attending Family Weekend tailgates at a young age, but this year’s tailgate will be Kristina’s first Family Weekend as a student.

Fall Non-Credit Catalog Available Online

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From professional certificates to fun weekend outings, UT’s Non-Credit Programs offer a world of affordable and convenient career training, educational, and leisure activitie

Astronaut Scott Kelly Shares His Story with Freshmen

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The course of US astronaut Scott Kelly’s life was changed by reading a book. So it was especially fitting that Kelly, a UT alumnus who spent an unprecedented year in space about the International Space Station, spoke to freshmen during the annual celebration of Life of the Mind, a shared reading experience that is part of First-Year Studies 100.