John Currie, athletic director for Kansas State, has been named UT’s next Director of Athletics. Currie worked for UT Athletics for 12 years prior to going to K-State in 2009. He will join Chancellor Beverly Davenport’s cabinet as vice chancellor and director of athletics on April 1. Davenport announced the hire Tuesday after less than two weeks on the job.
At the beginning of the semester, UT RA Quamir Boddie distributed a questionnaire to residents asking how he could make their time in the residence hall more like home.
A group of students from UT and a trio of Knoxville high schools will get an out of this world opportunity Wednesday to chat with an astronaut on the International Space Station.
If a tornado was headed for our campus, do you know what to do? Where would you go? This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week and we’re sharing some important information about tornado safety. On Thursday, we are conducting a tornado awareness drill using the UT Alert text messaging and e-mail system.
With spring semester coming to an end in May, college students might already be thinking about how to spend their summer. While hometowns and the beach may beckon, some of the greatest summer opportunities are available in their flourishing college towns.
Nicholas de Monchaux, architect, writer and associate professor of architecture and urban design at the University of California, Berkeley, will lecture at 5:30 p.m. February 27.
Vidya Kishore represented UT at Legislative Plaza in Nashville as part of Graduate Education Week earlier this month.
Jeffrey Moersch will present “Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Studies of Mars-like Landscapes on Earth” at this week’s Science Forum, to be held at noon Friday, February 24.
The application period for the 10th annual Graves Business Plan Competition begins February 27.
From working on nuclear security to operating a regional biocontainment laboratory, UT is helping keep America safe.