The College of Architecture and Design will host an open house on Saturday, September 20. The event will give prospective undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to learn about the college’s programs in interior design, landscape architecture, and architecture.
Two acclaimed adventurers will be on campus on Saturday, September 20, to share their stories and encourage aspiring scientists and explorers.
UT’s College of Engineering has taken a large leap forward and is now ranked 32nd among all public universities and 57th among all undergraduate programs, according to the U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 rankings released today.
In remembrance of those killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, UT is participating in the 9/11: Never Forget Project. Members of the student organization Young Americans for Freedom constructed a memorial to the individuals whose lives were lost during the attacks by placing 2,977 American flags beside the Humanities Amphitheater. The students began planting the flags at 11:00 p.m. yesterday. The memorial will remain in place throughout the day today.
The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy is launching its second annual student policy challenge. Named in honor of the late senator, the Howard Baker Public Policy Challenge is open to UT undergraduate and graduate students from all disciplines.
The university plans to test the UT Alert text and e-mail messaging system at 1:10 p.m. on Friday, September 12.
If you are subscribed to the system and all of your contact information is up to date, you will receive a test text message from the number 44515. If you have subscribed for both the text and e-mail message options, you should receive the test message both ways.
Three new UT Volunteers and East Tennessee residents have been awarded the newly created Randy and Jenny Boyd Scholarship for tnAchieves students.
Tashika Griffith, associate dean of students in the Office of the Dean of Students, joined the UT staff this summer after serving as an assistant dean in the Dean of Students Office at the University of Miami in Florida.
The ninth-annual Tailgate Blood Drive, a competition between Tennessee fans and Florida fans, will be held next week, September 15–19. Medic Regional Blood Center is calling on all UT faculty, staff, students, and fans to donate blood to help Tennessee fans out-give Florida.
UT students are helping to expand the Rocky Top brand by designing products that eventually end up on store shelves.