Scott Kelly will begin a one-year mission in space later this week, giving UT an impressive span of being represented almost eighteen consecutive months in space.
Renowned poet Nikki Giovanni and six other educators will be inducted into the Educators Hall of Honor class of 2015 on Thursday, March 26.
UT will host more than 1,500 printmakers from around the world for the Southern Graphics Council International Printmaking Conference March 18–21. The conference will be held at the Knoxville Convention Center and around campus.
An iconic member of the College of Engineering received a high honor recently as the Dr. Edwin G. Burdette Professorship Endowment was announced.
Travis Parman, director of corporate communications for Nissan Americas and a graduate of the College of Communication and Information, will return to campus on Thursday, February 19, to talk with students about careers in public relations and to receive the University of Tennessee Accomplished Alumnus Award.
Wednesday, February 25, will be “Be a Hero” Day at UT, when mild-mannered citizens can join with VOLstarterMan to use the power of the Internet for good to fund worthy student projects.
Chef and restaurant owner Tim Love, a 1994 graduate of UT’s Haslam College of Business, returned to campus on Wednesday, February 11, to talk with students about entrepreneurship and to receive an Accomplished Alumnus Award.
Engadget spoke to UT alumnus and current professor Mark Dean about computing, his role as a pioneer in the PC revolution with IBM, and about overcoming racism.
City of Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton will deliver the keynote address at the fifteenth annual Julian Blackshear Jr. Scholarship Gala, which recognizes and celebrates students and alumni who have positively impacted the UT College of Law through their commitment to diversity.
Twenty-five years ago Lynn Champion, director of communications for the College of Arts and Sciences, founded a lecture series before home football games featuring talks by faculty from the college. From 1989 through 2014, Champion organized and staffed the Pregame Showcase, never missing a lecture.