Destination Imagination’s Global Finals Expo—considered the world’s largest celebration of creativity and innovation—will bring a record-setting 16,700 participants to the UT campus next week. This is the fifteenth consecutive year that UT has hosted the competition.
Work has begun on the renovation of UT’s Circle Park and Torchbearer Plaza. To mark the beginning of the renovation, here are a few facts that shed some light on the history of the Torchbearer.
The Apartment Residence Hall on Andy Holt Avenue will close by the end of this month and demolition will begin in June, as part of UT’s four-year plan to replace six residence halls around Presidential Court with seven new facilities.
The Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering recently received a generous donation to establish the Richard Rosenberg Endowed Professorship.
The popular PBS Masterpiece series Downton Abbey has come to life through an exhibit at Biltmore in Asheville, North Carolina, curated with the help of a UT alumna. The “Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times” exhibition, open through May 25, displays forty-five costumes worn in seasons one through four of Downton Abbey.
The College of Arts and Sciences held its inaugural alumni and philanthropy awards ceremony last week in conjunction with the spring meeting of the Dean’s Advisory Board.
Economic impact report highlights break down the $1.6 billion impact the university has on the state.
Mike Coggin, chief accounting officer of LifePoint Hospitals Inc., and a 1991 and 1992 graduate of UT’s Haslam College of Business, returned to campus Tuesday to talk with students and receive an Accomplished Alumnus Award.
Two administrators from Cleveland and Nashville, respectively, are the latest recipients of UT awards that recognize outstanding education leaders in the state.
UT Libraries and the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will host a Big Orange STEM Symposium for Tennessee high school and first-year college students on Saturday, April 18.