More than 60,000 people attended the Orange and White Game on Saturday, April 25, at Neyland Stadium. Some of those visitors also checked out the Shelby Cobra 3D-printed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
An industrial complex at 2000 Sutherland Avenue will serve as the future home for the UT Facilities Services department. Formerly the site of Southeast Precast Corporation, and before that the Gray Knox Marble Company, the property’s 91,000-square-foot plant structure will house offices, warehouse space, workshops, and labs.
Katie Hodges-Kluck, who recently completed her doctorate at UT, will present the last lecture in the Conversations and Cocktails series on Tuesday, May 5.
A section of Phillip Fulmer Way from Cumberland Avenue to Middle Drive will close on Friday, May 1, as part of the ongoing Student Union construction project.
Civil War filmmaker and director Ron Maxwell will screen excerpts from his movies and discuss the films at the McClung Museum on Saturday, May 2.
Economic growth will accelerate in the second quarter thanks to lower energy prices, according to the spring 2015 Tennessee Business and Economic Outlook released by UT today.
The 1980s television program MacGyver sparked interest in science. The National Academy of Engineering is hoping it can serve as inspiration to a new generation, and is sponsoring a contest for ideas for a show that would feature a female engineer in the lead role. UT students—male or female, engineer or not—are encouraged to enter.
Five community-campus partnerships were awarded funds for projects that enhance the engagement mission of the university locally, nationally, and globally.
UT will award an honorary degree to a national advocate for children and welcome leaders in business, healthcare, and government for spring commencement ceremonies set for May 6–8.
The Center for Transportation Research and KAT recently held a contest for students to enter their best drawings and designs for potential use on buses and trolleys.