For the past four years, Leah Scruggs has been a passionate Volunteer fan, a devoted sorority sister, and a busy student pursing a degree in sport management. But the graduating senior still made time to give back to her community through Special Olympics.
Three UT student startup companies have been awarded a total of $30,000 to advance their businesses through the spring 2015 Boyd Venture Challenge.
The Office of Emergency Management will facilitate a full-scale exercise on Friday to test campus plans for working with local response partners in the event of a serious emergency on campus or the surrounding area.
Two UT juniors—Benjamin Brock and Adam LaClair—have been named 2015 Goldwater Scholars.
Junior Meg Stuart is headed to Switzerland this summer to be an on-call hardware expert at the world’s largest science experiment.
With the world’s largest science project now smashing particles again after a two-year pause, UT researchers will play a role in experiments that could challenge the accepted understanding of the universe.
After being accepted into College Scholars, John McAmis, UT’s sole animation major, developed his curriculum, composed of independent courses where he makes his own syllabus. His advisor, associate professor of art and local filmmaker Paul Harrill, looks over the syllabus and approves McAmis’s schedule.
Through the Smart Communities Initiative, UT faculty and students in twenty courses have spent this academic year working with the City of Cleveland, Tennessee, on thirteen projects ranging from branding research to revitalization efforts throughout the community.
Just a few weeks are left until the Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center officially closes to make room for the second phase of the new Student Union, scheduled to open in 2018. Make some time before the end of the semester to stop in and enjoy some activities or just roam through the halls before the last official day on Friday, May 8.
Rentique, a Knoxville-based fashion truck renting high-quality dresses for special occasions, beat out five competitors to win the spring 2015 Vol Court Pitch Competition last week.