UT dedicated two areas on Friday in honor of former Volunteer athletics director and head football coach, Doug Dickey.
Nearly 300 UT alumni, spouses, families, and special guests convened at the Knoxville Convention Center October 2 for the Alumni Board Awards Dinner.
The mood was all red carpet as nineteen remarkable Volunteers from a broad spectrum of ages and professions were recognized for their achievements and contributions to UT, the nation, and the world.
Terry Begley, president of the Alumni Board of Directors, served as master of ceremonies. Clay Jones, the Alumni Board vice president, gave the invocation, and Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek updated the attendees with good news from campus.
Football fans are invited to learn more about the ongoing political strife in Venezuela during the Pregame Showcase prior to the UT vs. Georgia matchup on Saturday, October 10.
A Georgetown University scholar will address freedom of expression in Islam and the West during a lecture at UT on Tuesday, October 27.
Students from UT’s Haslam College of Business are partnering with college students in India to promote clean drinking water through Procter and Gamble’s Children’s Safe Drinking Water program. This international program provides water-cleansing packets to developing countries worldwide.
The university has launched a new website to improve accessibility of campus information, instructional materials, and technology.
Beginning today, the College of Architecture and Design will host an exhibition in the Ewing Gallery that describes a methodology for urban analysis and design intervention. The exhibition will run through October 31.
The campus community is invited to attend Volunteer Value, a unique undergraduate admissions program designed for UT employees with high school- and college-aged children. The program will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13, in the Wolf-Kaplan Room at Neyland Stadium.
The Chancellor’s Big Orange Bus Tour generated media interest from print and broadcast outlets across Tennessee. Many stories featured high school seniors who were notified of their admission to UT. The media coverage of the 1,300-mile tour featured UT’s focus on recruiting students from all areas of the state.
The first Chancellor’s Big Orange Bus Tour concluded Thursday with a stop at Farragut High School. Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek brought great news to thirty Knox County students this week by dropping into their classrooms to hand deliver an offer of admission. The Chancellor’s Big Orange Bus Tour began on Sunday, September 20, and traveled more than 1,300 miles to visit nine high schools in eight cities across the state. Seniors who applied to UT in early August were among the first to be admitted to the Class of 2020.