One hundred years ago, UT held its first Homecoming celebration. Three hundred alumni attended. This year, thousands of Volunteers are expected to participate in Homecoming activities which begin Sunday, October 30, and culminate next weekend with the UT vs. Tennessee Tech football game and several events, including a free Saturday-night concert on Market Square. This
Russia, abortion, disrespect for women, and allegations of a rigged election generated the most chatter Wednesday night during the final debate between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Those are among the findings of The Political Social Media Research Group, composed of students in a School of Journalism and Electronic Media political communication seminar.
Nineteen public relations students are working on a PR campaign about revitalization efforts in downtown Lenoir City. The project is part of this year’s Smart Communities Initiative.
Professor Aleydis Van de Moortel, head of the Department of Classics, recognized years ago that her younger college students often struggled with one of their most common assignments: writing a research paper. To guide them through the process, she provides her students with step-by-step instruction. Here’s her advice, boiled down to eight simple steps.
The Regal Scholars program, offered for the sixth year in a row, provides one-year renewable scholarships to 10 freshmen, 10 sophomores, 10 juniors, and 10 seniors. The Knoxville-based Regal Entertainment Group’s foundation invests $100,000 each year in the program to cover tuition and room and board for 40 UT students from Knox County.
Your orange clothing will work double duty this month as campus organizations host several Halloween-themed events.
While many students head home for fall break, 92 Volunteers will head to cities across the Southeast to lend a hand to populations in need during the Alternative Break program offered by UT’s Center for Leadership and Service.
Students at UT will have the chance to learn about study, intern, research, and service-learning opportunities during the Study Abroad Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, October 5, on the ground, first, and second floors of John C. Hodges Library.
The 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now open! Students interested in receiving federal and state aid (including the Hope Scholarship) for the 2017-2018 academic year must complete the FAFSA. Submitting your FAFSA now ensures that you meet UT’s February 15 priority filing deadline.
If you plan to be on campus during fall break, you might be wondering what will stay open and what operating times will be different Thursday through Sunday.