Many college students would like to make a difference in the world through volunteering but need a job or paid internship to cover living expenses. Four UT students have sidestepped this problem, thanks to a program called Impact Internships.
John Keny worked with Chancellor Cheek as both an undergraduate, as the chief of staff for Student Government Association, and graduate student, as the Graduate Student Senate president. In a personal letter, Keny says he will always be thankful for the opportunities he had to work closely with Cheek.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek announced Tuesday, June 21, that he will step down as chancellor and transition to a faculty position teaching higher education leadership sometime in the next academic year. President Joe DiPietro will begin the search for a new chancellor immediately with the goal of filling the job by spring semester 2017.
The new utk.edu website, launched this week, aims to attract prospective students and prospective faculty or staff, while directing our current campus community to easily find what you need.
Five students are spending the summer working in Tennessee congressional offices as part of UT’s Congressional Internship program.
The Office of Communications and Marketing wants to hear from faculty, staff, students, and athletes who are traveling to Rio de Janiero, Brazil, for the 2016 Summer Olympics, August 5-21.
UT has been recognized nationally for a project designed to improve the wellness and disaster readiness of an Appalachian community in Clay County, Kentucky.
Emlera Quince is a changed man. And as of October 1, he will be a free man, thanks to students and faculty at the College of Law.
With UT’s football season opener moved up two days to Thursday, September 1, there will be some important adjustments to the fall semester academic calendar.
Earlier this year, UT’s Office of Sustainability was recognized as a STARS Silver Institution and a Top Green Power User by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.