Current Students News

Jo Handelsman of White House Office of Science and Technology to Speak Monday


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.

CDI Kickoff Program Scheduled for September 20

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.

Army ROTC Cadets to Run Game Day Ball to Battle at Bristol

“Carry the fight to our opponent and keep it there for sixty minutes” is one of General Robert Neyland’s famous game day maxims, one that fourteen Army ROTC cadets at UT are taking literally. At 7:00 a.m. Friday, September 9, the cadets will embark on a 148-mile journey across East Tennessee, taking turns to run the game day ball to the Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol in time for the 8:00 p.m. coin toss Saturday, September 10.

Fifteenth Anniversary of 9-11: ‘God Bless America’ Image Endured for Two Months


Situated at the corner of Pat Head Summitt Street and Volunteer Boulevard, The Rock has been a symbol of self-expression on the UT campus since its excavation in the 1960s. In the decades since, it has displayed many iconic messages—but few, if any, have lasted as long as the patriotic message following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

Fifteen Years Later: Campus Community Remembers 9-11


Sunday will mark the fifteenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Recognizing that most undergraduates were young children at the time and have learned most of what they know about that tragic day from history class, we invited faculty and staff to contribute to students’ understanding by sharing their memories of that day. Here are some of

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