Ryan Hammitt is an undergraduate student in Plant Sciences in the turfgrass science program, and he’s interning this summer as a groundskeeper at the All England Club in Wimbledon.
Many college students would like to make a difference in the world through volunteering but need a job or paid internship to cover living expenses. Four UT students have sidestepped this problem, thanks to a program called Impact Internships.
Twenty-eight faculty, staff, and students have taken Big Orange Country to China through an English immersion summer camp—and the UT community can follow their adventures over the next two weeks.
A Jehovah’s Witnesses religious conference set for Friday, July 1, to Sunday, July 3, at Thompson-Boling Arena is expected to have a major impact on campus traffic and parking.
For the second consecutive year, tuition increases will be the lowest in more than three decades.
The UT Board of Trustees on Thursday approved merit/market salary increases for faculty and staff, as well as a tuition plan with the lowest rate increase in more than thirty years.
UT Knoxville is a much better university than it was seven years ago when Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek arrived. He has initiated and overseen a lengthy list of improvements—some visible on our campus landscape and others woven into the fabric of our university.
John Keny worked with Chancellor Cheek as both an undergraduate, as the chief of staff for Student Government Association, and graduate student, as the Graduate Student Senate president. In a personal letter, Keny says he will always be thankful for the opportunities he had to work closely with Cheek.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek announced Tuesday, June 21, that he will step down as chancellor and transition to a faculty position teaching higher education leadership sometime in the next academic year. President Joe DiPietro will begin the search for a new chancellor immediately with the goal of filling the job by spring semester 2017.
The new utk.edu website, launched this week, aims to attract prospective students and prospective faculty or staff, while directing our current campus community to easily find what you need.