UT’s new Volunteer Scholarship program will provide guaranteed scholarships for high-performing students starting in fall 2015.
A UT endowment established to honor longtime women’s athletic director Joan Cronan provides a graduate fellowship to Lady Vols who wish to follow in Cronan’s footsteps and advocate for women’s athletics. The first recipient of the Joan Cronan Lady Vol Graduate Fellowship is four-time All-American softball star Raven Chavanne, who holds team records for career batting average and stolen bases.
The university will honor six alumni tonight with Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Awards, the highest honor given to alumni who have excelled at the national or international level in their field.
The College of Engineering’s annual Engineers Day festivities brought a record-setting number high school students from around the state to The Hill on Thursday, where demonstrations, games, food, and fun served as the backdrop for a “getting to know you” session between the students from and the college.
Three faculty members have been appointed by the Tennessee State Board of Education to serve on Governor Bill Haslam’s panel to review the state’s K-12 academic standards in English language arts and math.
The College of Communication and Information will receive $2.73 million over the next five years as part of a $15 million accomplishment-based renewal of the National Science Foundation’s DataONE project.
Students at UT’s Haslam College of Business will host the fifth annual Barefoot Benefit on Sunday, October 26.
Four recent campus construction and renovation projects have been nominated for 2014 People’s Choice Awards by the American Institute of Architects, East Tennessee Chapter. The community is encouraged to vote online for their favorite by 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 28.
UT welcomes fans to campus this Saturday for the football game against the University of Alabama. Kickoff is set for 7:36 p.m. EDT for the Volunteers’ game against the Crimson Tide. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. ESPN-2 will televise the game.
Families and community members are invited to explore and enjoy free family events throughout November at the McClung Museum.