Tennessee’s economy performed well in the first half of 2015 and largely followed a similar pattern of growth as the US economy, but the state’s unemployment rate is still higher than the national average, according to a study released Monday by the Center for Business and Economic Research.
The 2015-16 Campus Chest campaign officially kicks off today and will extend through October 30. This year’s goal is $610,000.
The Volunteer statue in Torchbearer Plaza has witnessed many milestones since his 1968 debut on campus including marriage proposals, the Vol Walk, and plenty of graduation day photos. The recent renovation of the plaza has provided a unique opportunity for alumni staff to return a piece of UT history to hundreds of Volunteers.
On Friday, the university celebrated the midpoint of the largest building project in its history. More than thirty people lined up to cut the ceremonial orange ribbon, which spanned the width of UT’s new pedestrian bridge, at the dedication of the new Student Union.
The Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture is displaying an exhibition of items from its permanent collection in the Art and Architecture Building through September 25. Something Old, Something New allows the campus community to see some of the treasurers held in the gallery’s rarely seen permanent collection.
Registration for the Collaborators for Change diversity summit on Friday, September 25, is open. This year’s theme is “Ideas into Practice,” which builds on last year’s summit focus on best practices in diversity and inclusion. Join the campus community in turning these concepts and ideas into practice in our everyday experiences.
There continue to be unsettling news stories about violent attacks on unarmed people going about their normal routine. Do you know what to do if your routine is shattered by the unthinkable? The difference between being a survivor and a victim could be determined by your reaction which will depend on your knowledge and level of
UT welcomes fans to campus Saturday, September 12, for the first home football game of the 2015 season. Kickoff is set for 6:00 p.m. EDT for the Volunteers’ game against the University of Oklahoma Sooners. Gates open at 4:00 p.m. ESPN will televise the game, which is sold out.
The Watershed Faculty Consortium is hosting its fourth symposium on water availability on Tuesday, September 15. This year’s event will focus on policy and its impact on environmental laws and water needs.
The Smart Communities Initiative is founded upon the idea that universities and communities should work together to improve the health and vitality of their areas.