Current Students News

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.

SEC Nation Returns to Rocky Top for UT-Alabama Game

Ayres Hall tower with sunny sky and red leaves on tree, beautiful blue sky.

The SEC Network’s SEC Nation will return to campus to broadcast live from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, October 15, at Ayres Hall. The Vols play defending national champions and top-ranked University of Alabama Crimson Tide at 3:30 p.m. in Neyland Stadium.