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Historic Greenwood Mural to be Removed from University Center Ballroom

Architectural art experts are beginning the delicate work of removing the historic Greenwood mural from the ballroom of the University Center. The mural must be removed because the existing portion of the University Center will be demolished as construction continues on the new, much larger Student Union.

Greenwood Mural: Frequently Asked Questions

Architectural art experts are beginning the delicate work of removing the historic Greenwood mural from the ballroom of the University Center. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about the mural.

‘Construction Party’ to Remind Campus that UC Eateries, Stores Are Still Open

Although construction is now under way on a new Student Union, restaurants and stores are still open for business inside the Carolyn P. Brown University Center. To remind the campus community of all the University Center amenities, a “construction fair” will take place from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. on March 28, outside the Cumberland Avenue entrance of the UC. Attendees are invited to enjoy free food, drinks, and giveaway items from a variety of entities.

UC Garage Demolition, Road Closures to Begin This Saturday

The big changes on campus promised by UT’s new Student Union project will start tomorrow, March 17, as workers begin demolishing the University Center parking garage. ATM machines from the adjacent “money wall” were removed earlier this week.

Work Begins Next Week in Preparation for New UT Student Union Construction

The first of many steps required to build the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s new university center—to be called the Student Union—will begin next week. Peyton Manning Pass will be closed from December 12 to January 5 to add a turning lane and widen the intersection with Phillip Fulmer Way. A traffic signal also will be added at the intersection of Peyton Manning Pass and Volunteer Boulevard.