Current Students News

Advice from a Professor: Eight Steps to Writing a Good Term Paper

Professor Aleydis Van de Moortel, head of the Department of Classics, recognized years ago that her younger college students often struggled with one of their most common assignments: writing a research paper. To guide them through the process, she provides her students with step-by-step instruction. Here’s her advice, boiled down to eight simple steps.

Learn About 3-D Printing During Make Break at Pendergrass Library

Are you curious about 3-D printing? Have you ever wondered how to incorporate 3-D design into everyday life and classroom projects? Starting October 20, students, faculty, and staff are invited to Make Break, 2-3 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month, in Pendergrass Library. Make Break is an interactive tour and demonstration of the library’s

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New End of Course Evaluations to Launch this Fall

A new end of course evaluation system for students to provide feedback to instructors will be used this fall. The Campus Labs survey delivery system opened this week so faculty can log into Campus Labs to review their class rosters and the end of course evaluation question sets that have been assigned to each class.

UT Students Benefit from Regal Scholars Program


The Regal Scholars program, offered for the sixth year in a row, provides one-year renewable scholarships to 10 freshmen, 10 sophomores, 10 juniors, and 10 seniors. The Knoxville-based Regal Entertainment Group’s foundation invests $100,000 each year in the program to cover tuition and room and board for 40 UT students from Knox County.

Third Annual UT Arab Fest Returns October 21-22


The third annual UT Arab Fest kicks off on Friday, October 21. The festival will include presentations from an extensive list of performers as well as cultural demonstrations.

UT Officials Warn of Counterfeit Football Tickets

Saturday’s football game between the Vols and the Crimson Tide of the University of Alabama is sold out, which means that fans who purchase tickets from individuals in the area near campus face the risk of counterfeit tickets. The UT Police Department and UT Athletics advise fans to purchase tickets only from trusted sources.

Remembering Two Fellow Volunteers: Kristy Shields and Sean Settle

Two members of the Volunteer family recently passed away. Please remember these Volunteers and their families and friends during this time of grief and sadness. Kristy Shields, of Knoxville, was a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences. She was 31 years old and is survived by her husband of ten years. A memorial

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UT Welcomes Fans, SEC Nation to Alabama Game Saturday

Pride of the Southland Band on the field in Neyland Stadium at UT Homecoming 2015. Photo by Caroline Knight.

UT welcomes fans to campus Saturday for the football game against the top-ranked University of Alabama. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. EDT for the Volunteers’ game against the Crimson Tide. Gates open at 1:30 p.m. CBS will televise the game. The SEC Network’s SEC Nation program will broadcast live from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Ayres Hall.