Current Students News

Calling All Sophomores for “Sophomore Boot Camp”

Sophomore Boot Camp is a mini-conference exclusively for second-year students held January 12, 2016. Registering allows you access to sophomore-specific programming including searching for internships, studying abroad, writing resumes, accessing scholarships and fellowships, preparing for graduate school and more.

Fall 2015 De-Stress for Success Activities

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Need some time to relax and unwind during finals? Take a break at the UT Libraries during De-Stress for Success, Phi Eta Sigma’s Study Break, or the Student Success Center’s De-Stress for Success Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction.

UT Joins Head-Shaving Tournament for Childhood Cancer Research

Olivia Perdomo

Some students, staff, and visitors are going bald for a good cause. So far, five men and three women have shaved their heads as part of the Battle of the Bald—a national college fundraising tournament benefiting St. Baldrick’s Foundation for childhood cancer research.

Experience Learning Student Spotlight: Brandy Manka

Brandy Manka appreciates that she’s been a part of the storm water analysis project at Second Creek since its beginning—from design to installation to running the earliest samples.

Candlelight Vigil Tonight for Victims of Paris Attacks

The campus community is invited to join the student French honor society, Pi Delta Phi, at a candlelight vigil at 7:00 p.m. today on Market Square in downtown Knoxville, in honor of the victims of the Paris attacks. For more information, contact Mary McAlpin at mmcalpin@utk.edu.

Teen Cancer Patient Visits UT, Gets Big Orange Homecoming Surprise

Students greet Noah Hays at the Rock.

A sixteen-year-old cancer patient offered “honorary admission” to UT several months ago was on campus this past weekend to enjoy Homecoming festivities. Noah Hays, a high school junior from Charlotte, North Carolina, is a lifelong Volunteer fan whose dream of attending UT has been jeopardized by his diagnosis with stage four rhabdomyosarcoma, an aggressive and rare cancer of the muscle and bone marrow.