Putting a green twist on the university tradition of Big Orange Friday, the first ever Big Green Friday on Friday, March 27, will celebrate UT’s sustainability achievements and showcase the campus community’s green pride.
UT offers many fun and interesting summer camps that keep kids active and learning.
UT will host more than 1,500 printmakers from around the world for the Southern Graphics Council International Printmaking Conference March 18–21. The conference will be held at the Knoxville Convention Center and around campus.
Almost 200 rare maps of Europe and other parts of the world created between the 1500s and 1800s now belong to UT. The McClung Museum recently received the large gift from private donors.
The fall 2014 dean’s list has been posted online.
For many, the end of football season usually means attention turns to basketball, but for more than 400 budding scientists and engineers who came to UT on Saturday it marks the start of something else: robot season.
It’s tassel time in Tennessee with 1,747 undergraduate, graduate, and law students set to don mortarboards and receive their degrees from UT this week. Graduate hooding will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 12, and the undergraduate commencement ceremony will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 13. During Saturday’s ceremony, an honorary degree will be awarded to Edward O. Wilson, who is considered the founder of sociobiology and the world’s leading authority on ants.
The Ready for the World Cafe concludes the fall season with Spanish fare on Thursday, December 4. The luncheon, featuring ceviche, tapas, stewed rabbit and flan, will be held at 11:30 a.m. in the UT Visitors Center, 2712 Neyland Drive.
The start of the holiday season includes a day for giving thanks, two days for seeking deals, and now a national day dedicated to celebrating generosity and giving back: Giving Tuesday. This Tuesday, December 2, UT is encouraging alumni and other donors to participate.
UT has been recognized as a leader in the areas of orientation and parent programs by the National Orientation Directors Association for Orientation, Transition, and Retention and the Association of Higher Education Parent/Family Program Professionals.