Current Students News

Clarence Brown Theatre Announces Pay What You Wish Pricing

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In an effort to make live theater available to all, the Clarence Brown Theatre has implemented “Pay What You Wish” pricing for the first Wednesday Preview during the upcoming season. The first performance will be September 9 for The 39 Steps

Sexual Misconduct Policy in Place After Year of Review By Task Force

The Policy on Sexual Misconduct, Relationship Violence, and Stalking, which became effective August 19, represents a year of review and work involving stakeholders from across campus. The Sexual Misconduct Policy Task Force, made up of faculty, staff, and students, ensured that all feedback and viewpoints were considered in the review of the interim policy first introduced a year ago. Nine public sessions were held during last year, and the diversity of viewpoints represented helped to make the policy stronger, more transparent, and easier to understand.

Social Work’s Trauma Certification Program Profiled on WBIR

Becky Bolen, professor of social work, was interviewed by John Becker of WBIR for the station’s Service and Sacrifice series. Bolen teaches in a College of Social Work program that trains social workers to help clients deal with mental health issues. Special elective courses for military and veterans’ needs are available. Stephanie Pilkay, a PhD student in the program, discussed how her family history of service led her to be interested in helping veterans get better care in the wake of traumatic events.

Recovery Group Available on Campus

Rocky Top Recovery Group is a new addiction recovery resource for the campus community. The group is for students, faculty, and staff who are in recovery, those thinking about recovery, or those who are allies of those in recovery. The first meeting is at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 25, at the Wesley Hous

Nuclear Engineering Student Group Named Top in US

The latest national success for the Department of Nuclear Engineering came recently when the American Nuclear Society chose UT’s student chapter to receive the prestigious Samuel Glasstone Award for the best student chapter, a first for the university.

Apartment Residence Hall Coming Down, Progress Being Made on Two New Halls


Demolition is under way at the Apartment Residence Hall, the first phase of the university’s comprehensive housing redevelopment project. The five-year plan calls for replacing several high-rise residence halls with new residence halls and a dining and multipurpose community facility.