Current Students News

UT’s Research Week Begins Friday, April 10

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UT will celebrate the sixth annual Undergraduate Research Week April 10-18 with a series of events centered around research, art and scholarship from undergraduate students across campus.

Cumberland Avenue Redesign Work Underway

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A two-year City of Knoxville project to reconstruct the Cumberland Avenue corridor through campus is underway. Motorists should anticipate closed lanes from West Volunteer Boulevard to Twenty-First Street to allow for a one-block tapering of traffic.

Congratulations to This Year’s Torchbearers

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Chancellor Cheek and Dean of Students Melissa Shivers surprised nine seniors during the past two weeks in different classes and meetings to notify them they had been selected to receive the Torchbearer award. Congratulations to Rilwan Balogun, Matthew Barnett, Cierra Burdick, Connor Dugosh, Kelsey Keny, Valerie King, Kenna Rewcastle, Julia Ross, and Christopher Smith for being awarded the highest

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Five Things for You to Do in April

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This week kicks-off UT’s ninth annual Earth Month which hosts a range of events allowing our campus community to share their passion for the environment.

UT Student Earns Princeton in Asia Fellowship to Work at Myanmar Newspaper

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R. J. Vogt, a Haslam Scholar and senior in the College Scholars program, has won a Princeton in Asia fellowship that will allow him to spend at least a year working at a bilingual newspaper in the country of Myanmar. Vogt, of Nashville will leave in August to work at the Myanmar Times, a weekly newspaper that is transitioning to a daily. He’ll be living in Yangon, the city formerly known as Rangoon.