Grants and training are now available for faculty and staff to redesign courses or sponsor co-curricular or extracurricular programming that advances our Experience Learning initiative.
Two UT students are participating in the National Campaign for Political and Civic Engagement conference at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics in Cambridge, Massachusetts, today through Sunday, February 5.
The McClung Museum opens the new exhibition Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt on Saturday. From domesticated cats to mythic symbols of divinities, felines played an important role in ancient Egyptian imagery for thousands of years. Eighty items from the Egyptian holdings of the Brooklyn Museum will be on view through May 7.
A new endowment that will support the academic pursuits of graduate students in the humanities has been named in honor of Tom Heffernan, retiring director of the UT Humanities Center.
Paul Rusesabagina, the real-life hero behind Hotel Rwanda, and Bree Newsome, the activist who removed the Confederate battle flag from the South Carolina State House, are among the speakers who will be at UT during February to celebrate Black History Month. In addition to hosting well-known speakers, other events will celebrate African American music, international dance, and diversity in the workplace.
Kids of all ages can celebrate Black History Month through books that explore rich contributions that have been made by African Americans.
Our annual celebration of faculty—Faculty Appreciation Week—will be held next week, February 6–12, and will feature a full slate of special events.
UT is one of the universities profiled in the Princeton Review’s Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck 2017 edition, available today in bookstores and online.
Staff members from the Division of Enrollment Management visited Gatlinburg-Pittman High School recently to meet with 20 seniors admitted for the fall and replace admissions items they may have lost in the recent wildfires.
UT will welcome students from nine universities from around the region to the Tickle College of Engineering for the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference February 24–26.