Current Students News

Experience Football Game Day Traditions This Saturday


Are you ready for UT’s first home football game of the season against Oklahoma on Saturday? Before you make your way to the stadium for the 6:00 p.m. kick-off, make sure to get in the Vol spirit by joining in on some of UT’s most beloved game day traditions.

Safety Tip of the Week: Responding to an Active Shooter Situation

There continue to be unsettling news stories about violent attacks on unarmed people going about their normal routine. Do you know what to do if your routine is shattered by the unthinkable? The difference between being a survivor and a victim could be determined by your reaction which will depend on your knowledge and level of

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Vols to Open the Home Season September 12

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UT welcomes fans to campus Saturday, September 12, for the first home football game of the 2015 season. Kickoff is set for 6:00 p.m. EDT for the Volunteers’ game against the University of Oklahoma Sooners. Gates open at 4:00 p.m. ESPN will televise the game, which is sold out.

Campus Community Invited to Friday’s Student Union Dedication


The campus community is invited to the dedication of the new Student Union at 4:00 p.m. Friday, September 11. The event will celebrate the midpoint in the multiyear project and will include a ribbon cutting across the Pedestrian Bridge.

Baker Center Becomes Diplomacy Lab Partner with US Department of State


The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy has been selected as a partner in the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomacy Lab program. The Diplomacy Lab helps the State Department broaden its research base and more effectively respond to a variety of global challenges.

Practice is Key to Effective Emergency Response


Effective campus response to an emergency depends on being prepared. Just like playing a musical instrument or sport, prior knowledge and practice make a difference in performance. Drills are important to ensure effective response in high-stress situations.

Students, Faculty Invited to Hear Astronaut Wilmore


The College of Engineering invites interested students, faculty, and staff to hear astronaut and alumnus Barry “Butch” Wilmore speak at 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 11, in Alumni Memorial Building, Room 32.