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Thanks, Faculty: No Bones About It, Teacher’s Enthusiasm was Key

Faculty members who have a passion for what they do often inspire their students to want to learn. Alumna Shelly Huffaker Higgins wrote that Associate Professor Murray Marks was “possibly the best professor I ever had during my days at the university.”

Shout Out to Your Favorite Faculty

As part of Faculty Appreciation Week, students, alumni, staff and others are leaving shout outs for faculty members who have meant a lot to them. To send your own thank you message to a favorite faculty member or read what others have written, visit http://www.utk.edu/faculty/appreciation/shout-out/.

Faculty Appreciation Week Video: Students Say ‘Thank You’

It’s Faculty Appreciation Week at UT, and some of our students wanted to say “thank you” to the faculty members who have meant the most to them. A video crew ventured out on campus stopping students and asking them to talk about faculty members who have meant a lot to them.

Theotis Robinson Remembers His Journey to UT

On Tuesday, Feb. 1, hundreds of students, faculty, staff and community members marched from UT Knoxville’s Torchbearer statue to the University Center to mark the 50th anniversary of African-American undergraduate students being admitted to the university. Theotis Robinson spoke to a standing-room-only crowd about his journey from being declined admission to UT, to being one of the first three African-American students admitted.

Business Students Get Real-World Experience in Marketing Class

For the past ninety years, the Tennessee Valley Fair has been delighting fairgoers in the Southeast. For the past four years, it has been learning a trick or two from a group of students in a senior level integrated marketing class in the College of Business Administration at UT Knoxville.