“Carry the fight to our opponent and keep it there for sixty minutes” is one of General Robert Neyland’s famous game day maxims, one that fourteen Army ROTC cadets at UT are taking literally. At 7:00 a.m. Friday, September 9, the cadets will embark on a 148-mile journey across East Tennessee, taking turns to run the game day ball to the Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol in time for the 8:00 p.m. coin toss Saturday, September 10.
Reflecting on her own experience and considering how the world has changed since in the past fifteen years, Laura Wheat offers some thoughts about dealing with tragedy and helping children cope.
Situated at the corner of Pat Head Summitt Street and Volunteer Boulevard, The Rock has been a symbol of self-expression on the UT campus since its excavation in the 1960s. In the decades since, it has displayed many iconic messages—but few, if any, have lasted as long as the patriotic message following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
September 11, 2001, is a day most of us will never forget.
UT will institute the same bag policy for concerts and special events at Thompson-Boling Arena that is already in place at athletic events at the arena, Neyland Stadium, and other venues.
Experts will talk about the latest research on everything from dinosaurs to bears and from nuclear fuel to infant behavior at this fall’s Science Forum.
Beginning Tuesday, September 6, a Knoxville city contractor will be excavating and removing buried pre-World War II trolley tracks from the center of Cumberland Avenue—a task that will require a ten-day around-the-clock lane shift plus overnight closures of the westbound lane of Cumberland.
The Center for Leadership and Service is dedicating September’s “Do What You Can” monthly service series to 9/11 Remembrance Day with a focus on helping the people of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
UT’s EcoCAR team has once again gotten support from a familiar partner: DENSO has provided the team with $50,000.
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will host UT alumnus and Antiques Roadshow appraiser Lark Mason at an upcoming fundraiser.