It’s been a busy first few days on Rocky Top! From move-in to Welcome Week events, here are some of our favorite shots from events and activities that happened during the past week on campus.
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On a whim during her sophomore year, Payton Miller painted the Rock. Approximately 1,050 cans of spray paint, 300 hours of work, and 30 paintings later, the senior took her final bow as the unofficial painter of the Rock.
Musically speaking, Paul Royse, a senior from Knoxville in music theory and piano performance, is going where no one has gone before. His focus: grindcore, a genre of music fusing aspects of heavy metal and hardcore punk that originated in the mid-1980s but has been virtually absent in music research literature.
The nation’s eyes will focus on UT Wednesday, March 29, as the campus attempts to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest human letter by forming an enormous Power T in Neyland Stadium. The feat will be broadcast live from 7 to 9 a.m. on NBC’s Today show, with weatherman Al Roker doing his weather reports from the stadium.
If you have attended events like Volapalooza or Homecoming, you can thank Tyger Glauser, assistant director in the Center for Student Engagement, and her team of students for their work in making them memorable.
The Center for International Education awarded 124 undergraduate students Study Abroad Undergraduate scholarships totaling $152,500 for the spring 2017 semester and spring break study abroad programs. This highly successful scholarship program is made possible by student fees and donations. The Undergraduate Study Abroad Scholarship is merit and need based and ranges in value from $750
Don Black, a junior in business analytics, was nervous about coming to UT but found his home on Rocky Top by joining groups involved in issues that matter the most to him.
Charmayne Adams, a PhD student in counselor education, has traveled the world but this Vol knows she always has a home on Rocky Top.
Students will more easily be able to access the things they need to do while on campus or on-the-go with the newest version of the Tennessee app. The app has been redesigned from the ground up with a completely new look along with many new features and functions.