As a commitment to celebrating and supporting UT’s outstanding students, the Courage to Climb award seeks to recognize those who show promise in the areas of research, community service, promotion of civility and inclusion, leadership development, and/or campus involvement.
A number of streets around the UT campus and the Fort Sanders area will be repaired and repaved within the next two weeks, necessitating some lane closures and lane shifts.
Anne D. Smith has been named head of the Department of Management at the Haslam College of Business. She succeeds Terry Leap, who served as head of the department for four and a half years.
UT Knoxville received nearly $235 million in private and corporate gifts last fiscal year, marking the most successful fundraising year in its history. In fiscal year 2015, which ended June 30, more than 39,000 donors boosted private support by 79 percent over the previous year.
On July 1, Career Services will unveil its new name, the Center for Career Development.
The College of Social Work is making veteran-specific education for social workers more accessible, including free online workshops and a trauma certificate program.
The Full-Service Community Schools program seeks to improve educational outcomes and reduce the number of high school dropouts by filling basic needs of children and their families. Project GRAD Summer Institute helps prepare students to perform well in college-level courses.
UT fans can get their first look at new Nike apparel with the Power T branding by visiting VolShop locations on Wednesday, July 1, and shopping the VolShop online.
The UT Board of Trustees approved a proposal today to rename a popular student programming and support building for UT Knoxville alumni Ron and Don Frieson. The building previously known as the Black Cultural Center, on Melrose Avenue on the Knoxville campus, is now named the Frieson (fry-son) Black Cultural Center.
Funeral services for Edward J. Boling, president of the University of Tennessee System from 1970 to 1988, will be held Tuesday, June 23, in the Alumni Memorial Building, Cox Auditorium. Friends will be received from 3:30 to 5:45 p.m., with a memorial service beginning at 6:00 p.m.