If you are in a thesis or dissertation program and you missed the deadline for graduation for spring 2016, you may still be able to graduate in summer 2016 without taking thesis/dissertation credit during a summer session. To take advantage of this opportunity, download the Second Deadline Application and submit it to the Graduate School
Attention movie and stage casting professionals: theater students about to graduate with their MFA degrees from UT are ready for their close-ups. For students graduating from actor training programs, seeking employment takes more than a slick resume. They’ve got to market their talents on a national stage.
From wearing orange, to cleaning up campus and enjoying special events, students are invited to celebrate their love for the University of Tennessee during I Heart UT Week April 25–29. Hosted by Alumni Affairs and the Student Alumni Associates, the annual celebration provides students a chance to relax and have fun during the last week of class with events, activities, and giveaways.
The Museum Store at UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will hold its spring sale from April 26 to May 6. Shoppers will find savings up to 70 percent off. Museum members and UT students will receive an additional 10 percent off all purchases.
UT’s Farmers Market will open for its seventh season at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 11.
UT is home to some unique stuff. You’ve probably heard about the Anthropology Research Facility and the Bass Donated Skeletal Collection housed in a basement room in Neyland Stadium. While these two parts of campus are well-known curiosities, there are plenty of other eyebrow-raising things to see on Rocky Top.
The spring 2016 Boyd Venture Challenge awarded a total of $35,000 to three UT student startup companies to advance their businesses.
The twentieth Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement (EURēCA) took place April 11–15, in Hodges Library
International bullying expert Dieter Wolke, a professor of developmental psychology and individual differences at the University of Warwick, in Coventry, England, will present “The Long Shadow Thrown by Bullying” at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, in Room 622 of the Min H. Kao Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building.
UT has been awarded a $5,000 grant to better meet the needs of students in recovery while also supporting the creation of an online map of community recovery assets. The Center for Health Education and Wellness received the grant from the nonprofit Transforming Youth Recovery.