Current Students News

Grad Student Wins US State Department Wonk Tank Competition

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Millicent Smith, a graduate student in journalism, will spend her summer in a paid internship with the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC, after winning a national wonk tank competition sponsored by the US Department of State. Smith developed her proposal, “He for She for Delhi,” as part of a team in Journalism and Electronic Media Professor Catherine Luther’s international journalism class.

New Agreement to Allow Limited Public Parking at New Lake Avenue Garage

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Parking near Cumberland Avenue will become a little easier starting in August 2017 thanks to a new parking agreement between UT and the City of Knoxville. The university will break ground in June on a new garage on Lake Avenue, which will open as the city’s Cumberland Avenue Corridor Project is completed.

Transition to New Learning Management System

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will begin transitioning from our current learning management system, Blackboard Learn, to Instructure Canvas. OIT will be rolling out Canvas beginning fall semester 2016.

Oh Snap! Take a Fresh Look at Some Iconic Photo Spots on Campus

Aloha Oe on Ayres Hall lawn, May 5, 2015. Photos by Nick Myers

Whether you’re new to UT or someone who’s been around campus for years, there are some special places where you—or your visitors—must have photos taken. To get a really nice shot, you’ve got to see these iconic places in a new way. It takes some planning and creativity, but the result will be a photo that gives you that orange fuzzy feeling.

Veterans Resource Team Offers Poppies

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The Veterans Resource Team will distribute 1,000 Buddy Poppies for faculty, staff and students to wear the week preceding Memorial Day, May 23-27.