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13 Reasons Why a Positive or Negative for Teens? UT Expert Answers

The Netflix series 13 Reasons Why has drawn widespread acclaim and criticism for its portrayal of a teenager’s death by suicide. Caitlin Clevenger, a doctoral student in UT’s Department of Psychology, examines the good and not-so-good aspects of the popular show.

UT McClung Museum Opens Fish Forks and Fine Furnishings on May 26

UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture opens the new exhibition Fish Forks and Fine Furnishings: Consumer Culture in the Gilded Age on May 26. The American Gilded Age, defined in the exhibition as 1870–1900, saw rapid growth in mass manufacturing, trade, and travel—all of which gave Americans greater access to, and interest in, goods from around the world.

Student Disability Services: New Name, Same Mission

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.

Five Things You Should Know About Orientation

A successful orientation is key to helping you prepare for your first year on campus. Here are five things you should know to help make the most of your orientation experience at UT.

UT Names 14 Incoming Freshmen Haslam Scholars

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.

As Summer Heats Up, So Do UT Campus Road Closures

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With good weather and fewer people on campus, summer provides the perfect time for UT to tackle campus road projects, and this year is no exception. Almost half of Volunteer Boulevard, which runs through the heart of the campus, will be impacted this summer.