UT’s EcoCAR 3 team got a welcome boost from a familiar place recently, as officials from the DENSO North America Foundation and DENSO Manufacturing came to campus to tour the team’s facilities and present a check for $45,000.
William McGovern is a US Marine veteran who recently completed two years of study at Pellissippi State Community College and is now set to begin classes in mechanical engineering as a transfer student at UT. This fall, UT is welcoming 1,430 transfer students—up more than 150 over last year.
UT will welcome 4,722 new Volunteers this week. The Class of 2019 has an average ACT score of 27 and a high school GPA of 3.89. About 49 percent of the class has a high school GPA of 4.0 or higher.
The OUTreach: LGBTQ+ & Ally Resource Center announced earlier this week that the center’s name is now the Pride Center.
Construction on campus and the City of Knoxville’s upgrades to Cumberland Avenue will present challenges to faculty and staff as well as students and their families traveling to campus.
For students who are subject to bullying, school can be a daunting place to spend eight hours a day. Professor David Dupper suggests empowering bystanders to help put a stop to the destructive behavior.
Associate Professor of Social Work Matthew Theriot, who successfully led the effort to develop UT’s new Experience Learning initiative, has been named associate provost for teaching and learning innovation. He will oversee implementation of Experience Learning and oversee the Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center.
Students returning to campus for the fall semester will be greeted by the iconic Volunteer statue on the renovated Torchbearer Plaza and Circle Park.
International field work provides a platform for faculty and students to engage in cutting-edge research on global challenges integral to our agricultural and food systems, as well as experiential learning opportunities throughout the world that often combine academic activities with hands-on engagement during the summer, mini-term, an entire semester or academic year.
About ninety incoming freshmen used the past three weeks to sharpen their numerical skills at Math Camp, a three-week “boot camp” to help them prepare for math-intensive majors.