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.
Recent UT graduate Jordan Bakke has received a Fulbright award to spend the next year as an English teaching assistant in Kazakhstan.
Three students have been awarded scholarships to travel abroad to study critical languages that are imperative to the United States’ future security and stability.
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.
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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.
Tom Winston is not your typical UT grad. The 73-year-old has been the associate dean of the medical school and the director of the hospital and clinics at the University of California–Davis, and he’s served as CEO of several health care organizations. “I decided to go to law school because I was bored with retirement,” he said.
On Wednesday, May 10, nearly 500 soon-to-be graduates and 150 of their parents and friends gathered on the lawn of Ayres Hall for the annual Aloha Oe ceremony.