The UT System’s Knoxville footprint is growing to include the Mechanicsville area with the relocation of the UT Institute for Public Service. Sixty-five people who work in IPS Knoxville offices will move into a building, previously occupied by state of Tennessee employees, at 1610 University Avenue beginning Monday.
A UT student belongs to an elite group of US Armed Forces troops whose war efforts in Afghanistan were chronicled in a major motion picture.
UT, in partnership with Knox County Schools, has added Inskip Elementary School as the newest member of its University-Assisted Community Schools initiative.
The UT College of Law Legal Clinic works to serve indigent people in the community, to encourage future pro bono service, and to contribute to the education and development of law students to become thoughtful, skilled, and ethical attorneys. The longest-running legal clinic in the nation, the clinic started in 1946 and involves twelve faculty members and approximately one hundred students every year.
The newly unveiled Remembering Our Fallen memorial for Tennessee soldiers who died in the line of duty has arrived at UT, where it will be displayed during November and will be part of the campus’ fifth annual National Day of Remembrance and Roll Call event on Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11.
The newly unveiled Remembering Our Fallen Tennessee memorial is coming to UT for the month of November and will be part of campus’ fifth annual National Day of Remembrance and Roll Call event on Veterans Day, November 11.
UT’s Facilities Services Department recently held its second annual Pink Day to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The department held a bake sale to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Knoxville foundation.
UT will be participating in the National Day of Remembrance Roll Call event again this year. It will be from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Veterans Day, November 11, in Circle Park.
In response to the recent events that have devastated friends and loved ones in South Carolina, the university is collecting monetary donations and needed goods to support the relief efforts in Columbia, South Carolina. While the worst of the flooding has ended, the residents have begun the long process of cleaning up and rebuilding their communities. In the Volunteer spirit, the university is asking the campus community to help.
Many rural Appalachian families lack knowledge about end-of-life care options and the role of hospice care. Faculty members in the College of Nursing are addressing this need through a Community Partnership for End-of-Life Care.