Current Students News

Lady Vols vs. UConn Blood Drive Battle Kicks Off February 1


The MEDIC Regional Blood Center UT vs. UConn Blood Drive Battle will take place Monday, February 1, through Friday, February 5. This is the first year that UT will take on the University of Connecticut to see which fan base can bring in more blood donations during a five-day period.

Baker Center Helps Students with Voting Options

The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy wants to ensure UT students have the opportunity to register to vote, change their voter registration, and learn about absentee voting in time for the March 1 presidential preference and county primary election.

UT Alert Test Set for 1:10 p.m. Friday, January 29


The university plans to test the UT Alert mass notification system at 1:10 p.m. on Friday, January 29. A recent upgrade to the UT Alert system allows the university to send emergency notification messages to computer desktops through the new Alertus client software. This new feature also will be part of Friday’s test. All computers on Active Directory should already have the Alertus software installed.

Students Can Now Apply for 2016 Disney, ESPN Internships

Gain invaluable experience working in the Disney College Program or interning at ESPN. These unique internships will give you valuable on-the-job training while being mentored by some of the best in the business.

Lavan Hired as Experience Learning Director

Christopher Lavan

Christopher Lavan, who has led service-learning and community engagement efforts at Centenary College of Louisiana in Shreveport, Louisiana, is the new director of Experience Learning.

Live Like a Local with Affordable, Immersive Study Abroad Option

A member of the Programs Abroad Office and an International Student Exchange Programs representative will host walk-in sessions to answer questions about the program and walk through the application process from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, January 28.