Current Students News

Campus Quirks: Odd but Wonderful Things about UT

Two female students walking on the Joe Johnson and John Ward Pedestrian Walkway by the sculpture A Startling Whirlwind of Opportunity by Alice Aycock. Photography by FJ Gaylor Photography.

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.

Bullying Expert from the UK to Speak on April 26

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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 Awarded $5,000 Grant for Addiction Recovery Services

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.

UT Law Students Argue Cases before US Court of Appeals

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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.

Seven Seniors Receive UT’s Highest Student Honor

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.