Current Students News

Sketching his Future: Sophomore is UT’s Only Animation Major


After being accepted into College Scholars, John McAmis, UT’s sole animation major, developed his curriculum, composed of independent courses where he makes his own syllabus. His advisor, associate professor of art and local filmmaker Paul Harrill, looks over the syllabus and approves McAmis’s schedule.

Things You Should Do Before the University Center Closes


Just a few weeks are left until the Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center officially closes to make room for the second phase of the new Student Union, scheduled to open in 2018. Make some time before the end of the semester to stop in and enjoy some activities or just roam through the halls before the last official day on Friday, May 8.

Partnerships That Make a Difference: Academic Health Department


The Academic Health Department, this week’s featured partnership, establishes a relationship between public health practice and academia. The program provides students with field placement, internships, and service-learning opportunities, while providing faculty with practice-based research experience.