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.
The Museum Store at UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will hold its spring sale from April 26 to May 6. Shoppers will find savings up to 70 percent off. Museum members and UT students will receive an additional 10 percent off all purchases.
UT’s Farmers Market will open for its seventh season at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 11.
UT is home to some unique stuff. You’ve probably heard about the Anthropology Research Facility and the Bass Donated Skeletal Collection housed in a basement room in Neyland Stadium. While these two parts of campus are well-known curiosities, there are plenty of other eyebrow-raising things to see on Rocky Top.