New banners along Pedestrian Walkway are on display until September to celebrate the university’s cultural-based fraternal organizations (CBFO). The 11 chapters highlighted on the banners are a part of the university’s Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) and the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC). UT has four Greek councils: the Interfraternity Council;
Parking and Transit Services has made some changes to help accommodate parking needs as we begin a new school year. All students need a 2017-18 UT parking permit to use campus lots. Students must purchase their permit online. The permit will arrive in the mail; a temporary permit PDF will be provided at the time
Which Wich Superior Sandwiches opens its doors on Wednesday, August 23, in the newly renovated Thompson-Boling Arena dining area. The location features the full Which Wich menu and will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays. The new dining option replaces McAlister’s Deli, which closed at the end of April. The remodel also
Are you ready for life on Rocky Top? Campus will be bustling next week with students arriving for the fall semester. Many students will be moving into their residence halls throughout the week for activities such as Ignite and sorority recruitment. Move-in day for most first-year students is Saturday, August 19. For detailed information about
It’s that time of year—classes have started back in session and you are embarking on a brand new semester at UT. Whether you are new this semester or a returning student, there’s never a wrong time to start planning how you can be successful not only this semester but during the entire time you are at UT.
Four UT student startups were named among the 13 finalists in Launch Tennessee’s 36|86: Student Edition Pitch Competition. The competition brings together student companies from universities across Tennessee as part of the agency’s statewide University Venture Challenge (UVC) program. GeoAir, SimPath, In With the Old, and the Sorority Guide will pitch June 4 in Nashville as part of the 36|86 Entrepreneurship and Technology Conference.
UT’s Office of Disability Services has been renamed Student Disability Services (SDS). The office partners with the campus community to enhance campus diversity by creating equitable access for students.
Lucille “Lucy” Greer, who just completed her junior year at UT, has received a prestigious Boren Scholarship that will allow her to spend next year studying Arabic and international politics in Jordan.
Two have founded nonprofit organizations. One is a sign language interpreter. Another was a high school offensive lineman who also served as a head teacher for an English tutoring program. These are just a few of the accomplishments of the 14 high school seniors who will be attending UT this fall as Haslam Scholars, UT’s premier academic program.
At commencement events around the country, college graduates are getting more than just their diplomas; they’re receiving inspiration and bits of advice from the speakers at their ceremonies.