Scott Kelly, the US astronaut who recently returned from a record-breaking year in space, will help launch the 2016-17 academic year UT by speaking at the annual Welcome Week Life of the Mind celebration at 5:30 p.m. Monday, August 15.
Four UT students have won prestigious scholarships and fellowships to travel abroad to learn cultures and languages that are critical to the United States’ future security and stability.
Robbie Mathis, a freshman cadet, and his dad, Rob, were featured on a recent segment of the WBIR military service series, “Service and Sacrifice.”
The (Lenoir City) News-Herald recently featured several UT graduate students who visited Greenback School this month to teach sixth-grade students about science through a series of workshops related to ecosystems, DNA and termites.
The New York Times recently highlighted faculty and students’ poems written in tribute to Zaevion Dobson, a Knoxville teen who died while shielding two young girls from gunfire.
With spring commencement ceremonies wrapped up, the campus is gearing up for a summer full of campus construction and beautification projects.
On Saturday, Makayla Claussen received a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences.
A section of Volunteer Boulevard between UT Drive and Pat Head Summitt Street will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic this summer for the first phase of a new project to remake the street into a more pedestrian-friendly thoroughfare.
The UT men’s rugby club has a shot at playing for the national championship June 4 and 5 after earning a bid to the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship for the first time in six years.
When death came knocking, all Makayla Claussen could think about was living long enough to earn her college degree. On Saturday, Claussen will achieve her goal. She will receive a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences. Claussen’s steep climb to graduation and the drive she has demonstrated to get there will make Saturday’s ceremony cause for a Big Orange celebration.