Sophomore Volunteer men’s tennis player Sean Karl died Sunday in Knoxville after a two-year battle with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare type of tissue and bone cancer that predominately attacks adolescents and young adults. A memorial service will be held on campus at Goodfriend Tennis Center on Thursday from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. The family and team are asking all attendees to wear Tennessee orange.
Five years ago, as a US Navy petty officer on the USS Bainbridge, Melina Gardner—now a UT senior in sociology—found herself in the middle of a four-day standoff between the Navy and Somali pirates during the now-famous rescue of the ship’s captain Richard Phillips. As Veterans Day approaches, Gardner reflects on her experiences and how she now helps other veterans in the university’s Office of Veterans Affairs.
The university has won a prestigious national honor for improving its retention and graduation rates. At its meeting this morning in Orlando, the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities honored UT with its “Most Visible Progress” Trailblazer award. Now in its second year, the award encourages colleges and universities to make retention and graduation a high priority by rewarding and highlighting programs that work.
ESPN’s SEC Network will broadcast its live SEC Nation program from the south lawn of Ayres Hall from 10:00 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Assistant Professor Steven Johnston and his colleagues have found that given the right environment, an underdog superconductor can set records.
Today is the final day for eligible employees to take the employee engagement survey.
On the corner of Church Avenue and Locust Street downtown stood the bustling Hotel Arnold in the 1920s. Today, the location is a parking lot.
There are just two days left to take the 2014 Employee Engagement Survey.
It’s been a big semester in SGA…and we’re not done yet. Join us on the Pedestrian Walkway tomorrow for a Big Orange Friday celebration. Wear your orange gear! Go Vols!
Give fifteen Knox County high school students a hip bone and they can tell you if the person it belongs to was male, female, young, middle-aged, or old.
The College of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Concentration has been granted continued accreditation from the Council on Accreditation of nurse anesthesia
The Reliability and Maintainability Center at UT garnered significant recognition recently when the Society of Maintenance and Reliability Professionals awarded scholarships to a pair of UT students.
The Haslam College of Business recognized the accomplishments of two alumni and one corporation during its sixth annual Alumni Awards Gala on November 14.