For two lucky UT students, Wednesday was doubly special: They helped the university set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for the largest human letter and they each walked away with a $5,000 scholarship.
While the UT community is enjoying bragging rights for setting the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD yesterday for the largest human letter—a 4,223-person Power T—a few lucky students, faculty, and staff came away from yesterday’s event in Neyland Stadium with even more.
The UT Board of Trustees approved a new data science and engineering doctoral program at its meeting held on the Chattanooga campus Wednesday.
With more than 3,100 students, about 700 faculty, staff, and retirees, about 400 alumni, and one bluetick coonhound, UT this morning set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD title for the largest human letter. Volunteers stood together in Neyland Stadium to create a Power T that spanned 190 feet by 190 feet. NBC’s Today show viewers witnessed the feat, which was part of Rokerthon 3, weatherman Al Roker’s week-long trek to five universities to break world records.
Joel Achenbach, acclaimed science writer for the Washington Post, will present “Navigating the Era of Fake News, Pseudoscience, and Bunk” as the 25th annual Alfred and Julia Hill Lecture at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 4.
NBC’s Today show and weatherman Al Roker will be here at 5:30 a.m. tomorrow as we attempt to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for the world’s largest human letter—an enormous Power T.
Chemical engineers from around the region will soon come to Knoxville as UT plays host to the 2017 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Southern Regional Conference.
UT’s attempt to gather 4,000 faculty, staff, students, and alumni in Neyland Stadium on March 29 to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest human letter — a Power T — is the largest record-breaking attempt in Rokerthon 3.
UT’s McClung Museum is hosting its annual Spring Store Sale through Wednesday, March 29.
Students transferring to UT this fall are eligible to receive the university’s new Volunteer Transfer Scholarship.