Faculty & Staff News

Campus Chest Campaign Kicks Off

The Campus Chest Campaign is a university outreach effort to support our community, provide assistance to those in need, and show what the Volunteer spirit really means.

Tenure and Promotion Workshops for Faculty

Faculty members who are preparing for tenure or promotion are encouraged to attend one of three tenure and promotion workshops to be held this fall.

Fifteenth Anniversary of 9-11: ‘God Bless America’ Image Endured for Two Months


Situated at the corner of Pat Head Summitt Street and Volunteer Boulevard, The Rock has been a symbol of self-expression on the UT campus since its excavation in the 1960s. In the decades since, it has displayed many iconic messages—but few, if any, have lasted as long as the patriotic message following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

Science Magazine: UT Professor Leads Curation of Asteroid Samples


Science Magazine featured an upcoming NASA mission that launches this week to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth that could help scientists better understand the early solar system. The article mentions the role of Harry “Hap” McSween, professor emeritus of planetary geoscience, in this mission.