Innovative research. Great teaching. Inspiring personal stories. Each year, UT shares hundreds of stories about the game-changing work and personal achievements of our students, faculty, and staff. Here’s a look at stories that struck a chord with media, logged the most online hits, and made a lasting impression on many.
Office of Communications and Marketing News
The Office of Communications and Marketing has created a new Twitter account, @UTKnoxvilleNews, to share press releases, noteworthy media mentions, expert sources for interviews, and updates on breaking news.
Five faculty and staff members shared the impact of UT’s work on various communities during a national conference in Omaha, Nebraska, earlier this month. The university also received a national award that recognized a project designed to improve the wellness and disaster readiness of an Appalachian community in Clay County, Kentucky.
The fifteenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorists’ attacks is just around the corner.
Lola Alapo from the Office of Communications and Marketing spoke with WUOT 91.9 FM about spending two weeks this summer teaching English in China. She was one of a group of twenty-eight UT faculty, staff, and students who took the trip.
The Office of Communications and Marketing’s Michael Purdy, senior interactive art director, and Leigh Shoemaker, assistant director of creative communications, were recently interviewed by Responsive Web Design Podcast about the redesign of UT’s website.
The new utk.edu website, launched this week, aims to attract prospective students and prospective faculty or staff, while directing our current campus community to easily find what you need.
The Office of Communications and Marketing took home eight top-tier honors last week at the 2016 Tennessee College Public Relations Association awards for writing, public relations, design, social media, and video production work, including the Best in Show award for the “Because We’re Vols” video.
Orange stands front and center in our audiences’ perception of UT, making color a crucial component of our visual communications.
Our logo is our primary identifier, and a logo must be present on all communications from the university.