Last month on social media the university asked Vol Nation for stories of Vols who got married on Rocky Top or proposed on the Hill. Your stories of #BigOrangeLove were overwhelming and remind everyone that all you need is love. And Rocky Top.
The Ready for the World Café kicks off its spring season February 26 with a tour of Italy. Reservations are now being taken for the seven luncheons, which will run through April 23.
Registration for the 65th annual Wildflower Pilgrimage begins Saturday, February 14. Each year, more than 700 people from more than thirty-five states and beyond descend on the Great Smoky Mountains as spring flora color the forest with flowers and vibrant spring migratory birds return to their summer home.
Thanks and congratulations to the many students, faculty, and staff who helped the 2014–15 Campus Chest campaign exceed its goal. The Knoxville-area campaign raised $624,918, which is 101 percent of its goal of $620,000.
The final meeting of UT’s Sexual Assault and Misconduct Task Force will be held at noon on Thursday, February 12, in the University Center’s Shiloh Room.
Families and community members are invited to explore and enjoy free family events throughout February at the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture.
In celebration of Black History Month, faculty, staff, and students are invited to participate in the African American Read-In from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 27, in Hodges Library.
Michael Goodchild, emeritus professor of geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara, will deliver the Department of Geography’s annual Hammond Lecture on February 12.
City of Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton will deliver the keynote address at the fifteenth annual Julian Blackshear Jr. Scholarship Gala, which recognizes and celebrates students and alumni who have positively impacted the UT College of Law through their commitment to diversity.
The campus and community are invited to join Darwin Day celebrations at the McClung Museum on Monday, February 9. Darwin Day is a global celebration of scientific thought and intellectual curiosity.