Current Students News

Prestige, Conference Grow for UT’s Reliability and Maintainability Center


As the detailed study of best practices within manufacturing has become more commonplace in recent years, the Reliability and Maintainability Center at UT has stepped to the forefront as a well-respected hub of learning. The center has signed about 55 corporate partners and will host its nineteenth annual Maintenance and Reliability Conference, MARCON, February 23–26 at the Knoxville Convention Center.

Five Things for You to Do in February

UT is offering a series of events all month long related to and in celebration of Black History Month. Thirteen events take place on and off campus throughout the month, including the annual Diversity Job Fair, the Diversity Scholars Bowl, the tenth annual Legends Lecture featuring Lisa Leslie, the Trailblazers Series featuring Mark Dean, and a viewing of the 2014 movie Selma.

Arts and Sciences Honors Champion for 25 Years of Pregame Showcase

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Twenty-five years ago Lynn Champion, director of communications for the College of Arts and Sciences, founded a lecture series before home football games featuring talks by faculty from the college. From 1989 through 2014, Champion organized and staffed the Pregame Showcase, never missing a lecture.