Several new staff members have joined the Office of Equity and Diversity to improve our efforts to create and maintain a learning, living, and working environment free from all forms of sexual misconduct and relationship violence. The three professionals report to Jenny Richter, associate vice chancellor and campus Title IX coordinator. The team works closely
Increases in graduation rates, alumni giving, and the quality of students helped UT gain ground among all public universities in the 2017 U.S. News and World Report undergraduate rankings. UT climbed one spot over last year to 46th among all public universities and held at 103rd among all public and private universities on the list in the rankings released today.
UT has been recognized for its strong support for veterans and their families in the 2017 U.S. News and World Report list of Best Colleges for Veterans released today. UT is 31st among all public universities and 66th among all public and private colleges and universities. That’s a rise of eighteen spots since last year.
With the popularity of the new Volunteer Boulevard Garage which opened last month, Parking and Transit Services wants to let you know about alternative and less-used parking options you can use if the garage is full. You can check on the occupancy of the Volunteer Boulevard Garage (G-16) by clicking the Parking icon within the
In recognition of Knoxville’s 225th anniversary, UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture opens Knoxville Unearthed: Archaeology in the Heart of the Valley, an exhibition exploring the city’s heritage as seen through archaeological discoveries. The exhibit opens September 17 and runs through January 8, 2017.
The start of the school year is an exciting time for many students—especially college freshmen. It brings the opportunity to meet new friends, try new things and develop a previously unknown sense of independence. But officials at UT know that the transition into college life often brings feelings of anxiety or homesickness.
Every member of the university community has the responsibility of ensuring that research and scholarly activities are conducted with integrity.
Faculty, staff, and students are invited to meet Jo Handelsman, associate director for science at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, on Monday. Handelsman will discuss “The National Microbiome Initiative: Opportunities for Research and Policy” at 3:30 p.m. in Room 32 of the Alumni Memorial Building.
The Institute of Agriculture will host its International Programs Showcase from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 21, in Hollingsworth Auditorium.
The Council for Diversity and Interculturalism invites faculty, staff, and students to attend the CDI Kickoff Program from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 20, in the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center Room 110.