Current Students News

Fall 2014 End of the Semester Academic Procedures

It is hard to believe it is mid-November and the end of the semester is upon us. Before we begin to think about Thanksgiving and winter break, I write to remind you of the following policies, drawn from the Academic Policies and Procedures section of the Undergraduate Catalog.

Melanie D. Wilson Named College of Law Dean

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Melanie D. Wilson, professor of law, associate dean for academic affairs, and director of diversity and inclusion at the University of Kansas School of Law, will be the new dean of the UT College of Law. Wilson will begin on July 1, 2015.

SEC Nation Comes to Campus

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ESPN’s SEC Network will broadcast its live SEC Nation program from the south lawn of Ayres Hall from 10:00 a.m. to noon Saturday.

UT Wins Awards for Orientation and Parent Programs

UT has been recognized as a leader in the areas of orientation and parent programs by the National Orientation Directors Association for Orientation, Transition, and Retention and the Association of Higher Education Parent/Family Program Professionals.

Tennis Player Sean Karl Passes Away

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Sophomore Volunteer men’s tennis player Sean Karl died Sunday in Knoxville after a two-year battle with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare type of tissue and bone cancer that predominately attacks adolescents and young adults. A memorial service will be held on campus at Goodfriend Tennis Center on Thursday from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. The family and team are asking all attendees to wear Tennessee orange.