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.
Students in UT’s Tickle College of Engineering will soon benefit from someone who has always carried a torch for his alma mater.
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.
Global politics, US civil liberties, and the popularity of wristwatches and trench coats all have their roots in a transformative but often forgotten moment in history: World War I. As the centennial of America’s entry into the First World War approaches in April, Vejas Liulevicius and Ernie Freeberg, two experts from UT’s Department of History, reflect on the how the conflict’s impact continues to be felt today.
Travel back in time to the 18th century and visit with Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy as UT celebrates AustenFest April 5–7.
The Office of First-Year Studies needs additional faculty, staff, and graduate students to serve as discussion leaders for Life of the Mind sessions during Welcome Week.
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.
We want 4,000 members of the Volunteer family to help us build a Power T so large no will be able to beat it. There’s still time to sign up to join the fun. Is our plan ambitious? You better believe it!