Alumna Alexandria Shiner got the chance to study with renowned opera singer Renée Fleming over the summer in Chicago. Shiner was chosen from hundreds of applicants to participate in the National Association of Teachers of Singing master class, a small workshop at which Fleming mentored Shiner and three other students.
“Carry the fight to our opponent and keep it there for sixty minutes” is one of General Robert Neyland’s famous game day maxims, one that fourteen Army ROTC cadets at UT are taking literally. At 7:00 a.m. Friday, September 9, the cadets will embark on a 148-mile journey across East Tennessee, taking turns to run the game day ball to the Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol in time for the 8:00 p.m. coin toss Saturday, September 10.
UT will institute the same bag policy for concerts and special events at Thompson-Boling Arena that is already in place at athletic events at the arena, Neyland Stadium, and other venues.
The Center for Leadership and Service is dedicating September’s “Do What You Can” monthly service series to 9/11 Remembrance Day with a focus on helping the people of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The Haslam College of Business will host nearly a thousand first-year business students for “Haslam Engaged,” an experiential team building and learning event, from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, September 9, in Thompson-Boling Arena
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will host UT alumnus and Antiques Roadshow appraiser Lark Mason at an upcoming fundraiser.
UT welcomes fans and visitors to campus Thursday, September 1, for the first home football game of the 2016 season.
A Family Fun Day celebrating history, rhythm, and hip-hop will be held 1:00–4:00 p.m. Saturday, September 10, at the McClung Museum.
UT is one of the best undergraduate institutions in the country. That’s according to the Princeton Review’s The Best 381 Colleges: 2017 Edition list, now available to the public.
The state of Tennessee has a long history of great music and songs—including one of the most recognizable songs in the nation, “Rocky Top.” In UT’s new television half-time spot, Volunteers from across the state sing, hum, and whistle one of our most beloved musical traditions. The new 30-second spot will make its debut on national television Thursday on the SEC Network during UT’s home opening against Appalachian State. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m.