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.
UT students are helping to expand the Rocky Top brand by designing products that eventually end up on store shelves.
Ann Fairhurst, head of the Department of Retail, Hospitality, and Tourism Management, was recently interviewed by WBIR-Channel 10 about the history of
A new exhibit exploring depictions of beasts, plants, and animals from the 1500s through the 1800s opens Friday, September 12, at the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture.
UT’s annual Science Forum kicks off today with a discussion on how NASA’s Curiosity rover could help determine if life was once sustainable on Mars. The Science Forum is a weekly brown-bag lunch series that allows professors and area scientists to discuss their research with the general public in a conversational presentation.
Four UT professors are spanning the globe as Fulbright Scholars this year. The Fulbright Program is a prestigious international exchange initiative that awards about 1,100 grants to American scholars each year.
UT welcomes fans to campus this Saturday for the football game against Arkansas State University. Kickoff is set for noon EDT for the Volunteers’ game against the Red Wolves. Gates open at 10:00 a.m. The new SEC Network will televise the game. Tickets are still available for the game.
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Accounting Professor Joseph Carcello was recently quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about a tax firm’s plan to revive the