Five senior classics students spent the summer in Morocco, conducting an archaeological survey around one of the oldest cities in northwestern Africa. “Gardens of the Hesperides: The Rural Archaeology of the Loukkos Valley” is a collaboration between UT and the Institut National des Sciences de l’Archéologie et du Patrimoine in Rabat, Morocco. The project is co-directed by UT Professor Stephen Collins-Elliott, with the participation of Moroccan professors and students.
Student veterans will have a new Veterans Resource Center to use this fall.
Three UT cinema studies students spent their summer as interns for Dog Years, a feature film set in Knoxville starring Hollywood legend Burt Reynolds. Juniors Crue Smith and Lori Terrones and senior Corbin Phillips, pictured, worked twelve-hour days learning the ins and outs of filmmaking and how to make a story come to life.
Alumnus Justin Gatlin still sits in Tennessee’s all-time top three career in the 60 meters and 200 meters indoors as well as the 100-meter and 200-meter outdoor record lists.
Alumnus Tavis Bailey was a three-time All-American in the discus at Tennessee including two first-team nods and a runner-up finish during his senior year in 2015.
Alumna Tianna Bartoletta, formerly Tianna Madison, still holds Tennessee’s all-time best long jump mark both indoors and outdoors.
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded the James K. Polk Project, based in the Department of History, a $204,785 grant.
Show your Volunteer spirit and honor those who are living with Alzheimer’s disease during the Forget Me Not 5K at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 28.
It’s another record-setting year at UT: With 4,825 incoming freshmen, the Class of 2020 is the largest in at least thirty years and marks the sixth consecutive year of freshman growth.
Martina Moravcikova swam for Tennessee from 2008-11 and earned four All-America honors as a senior.