Faculty, staff, and students were honored by outside organizations in recent months.
The UT Board of Trustees approved a list of statewide capital funding requests, with the top priority projects for the UT Institute of Agriculture and UT Knoxville campuses.
The UT Board of Trustees on Friday approved awarding transportation magnate Scott Niswonger an honorary degree from UT Knoxville.
The honors program in UT’s Haslam College of Business has been named in honor of Greg and Lisa Smith, longtime supporters of the university.
For the past four years, UT has drawn more than 4,000 donors and $1 million during the Big Orange Give, a five-day social-media-based giving campaign that increases funds for student scholarships and support for colleges and programs on campus.
Emily St. John Mandel, author of this year’s Life of the Mind book, Station Eleven, will speak on campus at 5:30 p.m. Monday, November 13.
In a ceremony on October 4 at the Student Union, Jim Duensing, chief financial officer of Caterpillar Financial Services, and Paul Shore, vice president of talent acquisition for Pilot Flying J, helped dedicate interview rooms named in honor of their respective companies within the university’s Center for Career Development.
In 1942, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was president, a bottle of Coca-Cola cost a nickel, and tuition for a quarter of study at UT was $80.
Karen Sullivan-Vance is the new associate vice provost for student success. In this role, she will provide campus-level oversight of the university’s centralized student success units.
Daylight saving time comes to an end Sunday, November 5, so before turning out the lights Saturday night, remember to set your clock back one hour. Theresa Lee, dean of UT’s College of Arts and Sciences and professor of psychology, said the one-hour shift will be easy to make but it may take a day or two to adjust.