The university will begin following standard security protocol for large crowds for all commencement ceremonies scheduled May 12-14 at Thompson-Boling Arena.
UT’s McClung Museum has partnered with UT Gardens to create a garden featuring food plants grown in the Americas thousands of years before the arrival of Europeans. The project is the work of Gary Crites, the McClung Museum’s curator of paleoethnobotany; Susan Hamilton, UT Gardens director; James Newburn, UT Gardens assistant director; and Holly Jones, UT Gardens kitchen manager.
The Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee will host an open house from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Thursday, April 28.
Young UT poets this spring poured their emotions into words, which they hope will bring solace to the mother of a fifteen-year-old local high school student who died while shielding three young girls from gunfire.
A new Community of Scholars focused on research and engagement in Appalachia is forming and an introductory meeting will be held 2:30–4:00 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at the Baker Center.
The Museum Store at the McClung Museum will hold its spring sale from Tuesday, April 26, to Saturday, May 6.
A Family Fun Day in celebration of Mother’s Day will be held from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, at UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture.
The McClung Museum will help launch a new “Explore Knoxville” Girl Scout patch on Saturday, April 30.
Wednesday, April 27, is the second annual “Be a Hero” Day, when anyone in the UT community can be a #UTHero by supporting student, faculty, and staff projects on VOLstarter.
In 1965, the College of Architecture and Design opened its doors in Estabrook Hall to twenty students. Next weekend, alumni, faculty, staff, students, and industry partners will come together to celebrate its fiftieth anniversary April 28–30.