UT is home to some unique stuff. You’ve probably heard about the Anthropology Research Facility and the Bass Donated Skeletal Collection housed in a basement room in Neyland Stadium. While these two parts of campus are well-known curiosities, there are plenty of other eyebrow-raising things to see on Rocky Top.
The spring 2016 Boyd Venture Challenge awarded a total of $35,000 to three UT student startup companies to advance their businesses.
The twentieth Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement (EURēCA) took place April 11–15, in Hodges Library
International bullying expert Dieter Wolke, a professor of developmental psychology and individual differences at the University of Warwick, in Coventry, England, will present “The Long Shadow Thrown by Bullying” at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, in Room 622 of the Min H. Kao Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building.
UT has been awarded a $5,000 grant to better meet the needs of students in recovery while also supporting the creation of an online map of community recovery assets. The Center for Health Education and Wellness received the grant from the nonprofit Transforming Youth Recovery.
Students in the College of Law’s Appellate Litigation Clinic recently traveled to Cincinnati to argue two cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Third-year law students Alexandra Wolff and Trey Neal received the opportunity to argue their cases after nearly a year of intense preparation supported by fellow students Cameron Kapperman, Patrick Morrison, and Sara Ohlman.
With commencement rapidly approaching, many students are anticipating—with both excitement and fear—all the changes that come with getting a full-time job and moving away from family and friends.
Starting this fall, UT will offer a new undergraduate minor in public policy focused on statistical tools and data analysis—skills increasingly valued by businesses, think tanks, nonprofits and the public sector.
A gas leak was reported last night at Dabney-Buehler Hall on the Hill.
Seven students received the Torchbearer award, the highest honor given to a student, Tuesday at the annual Chancellor’s Honors Banquet. The award is based on academic achievement, leadership, and outstanding service.