Six student startups won UT’s eighth annual Undergraduate Business Plan Competition and cash prizes last week.
Students, employees, alumni, and the community are invited to visit the University Center, which has served as a central hub for activity on campus, before it closes in late May.
Students from the Haslam College of Business will host Tour de Knox, a bike rally in association with Outdoor KnoxFest, on Sunday, April 26.
On Friday, first responders from eleven agencies participated in a disaster drill and more than 100 nursing students—the entire junior class—portrayed victims, complete with theatrical makeup that gave them realistic-looking gashes and bruises. The catastrophe played itself out in the morning, then gave way to an afternoon exercise where campus officials talked about repairs, closures, press briefings, and the process of getting back to normal.
More than 350 high school and college students turned out for the first WomEngineers Day hosted by the College of Engineering.
Eight design students from UT’s Clarence Brown Theatre received design awards in the competition that was part of the Southeastern Theatre Conference’s annual convention held in Chattanooga last month.
For the past four years, Leah Scruggs has been a passionate Volunteer fan, a devoted sorority sister, and a busy student pursing a degree in sport management. But the graduating senior still made time to give back to her community through Special Olympics.
Three UT student startup companies have been awarded a total of $30,000 to advance their businesses through the spring 2015 Boyd Venture Challenge.
The Office of Emergency Management will facilitate a full-scale exercise on Friday to test campus plans for working with local response partners in the event of a serious emergency on campus or the surrounding area.
Two UT juniors—Benjamin Brock and Adam LaClair—have been named 2015 Goldwater Scholars.