August 21, 2015

New T Route Connects UT to Pellissippi and ORNL

A new T bus route has been added to UT’s Parking and Transit schedule to help connect members of the campus community to Pellissippi State Community College’s Hardin Valley campus and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Read more...

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New Signage and Wayfinding Debut on the Knoxville Campus
Facilities Services workers are installing new building signage as part of a comprehensive effort to make it easier for people to navigate the Knoxville campus. The year-long project involves installing a wayfinding system that aligns with UT Knoxville's brand standards. Read more...
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Apartment Residence Hall Coming Down, Progress Being Made on Two New Halls
Demolition is under way at the Apartment Residence Hall, the first phase of the university's comprehensive housing redevelopment project. The five-year plan calls for replacing several high-rise residence halls with new residence halls and a dining and multipurpose community facility. Read more...
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Former NATO Ambassador Kurt Volker to Speak at Baker Center
Former NATO Ambassador Kurt Volker—a leading expert in US foreign and national security policy—will speak at UT's Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 25, at as part of the Ashe Distinguished Lecture Series. Read more...
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Barton Talks to Bloomberg About the Question 'Are Lawyers Getting Dumber?'
Ben Barton, Helen and Charles Lockett Distinguished Professor of Law, in the Bloomberg article "Are Lawyers Getting Dumber?" says willful ignorance kept law schools accepting students even as the legal business was declining. The article features sample bar exam test questions labeled "Could You Pass the Bar Exam?" Read more...
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TV Stations Tell Jordan Brown's Amazing Story
WATE and WBIR are spreading the story of UT freshman Randall "Jordan" Brown through the Knoxville-area community. Brown, a freshman from Maryville, was homeless off and on throughout high school. Through it all, Brown managed to excel at Maryville High School and entered UT with a 33 ACT score and more than 30 AP credits, Read more...
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Announcements
Ag Day is October 3 Prior to Arkansas Game Read more...
HGTV Photo Slideshow Features UT Gardens Read more...
Weather Channel Airs Spot Featuring Pride of the Southland Marching Band Read more...

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Events
Discovery Day, 1:00-4:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 25 Read more...
Monthly Meeting of UT Council for Diversity and Interculturalism, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 26 Read more...
Lecture: Gerry Moll of the Labor Day Sunflower Project, 5:15 p.m. Thursday, August 27 Read more...

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Social Media

Twitter: @UTKnoxville: ICYMI, @UTKSGA re-lit the Torchbearer's flame August 20 after renovations to Circle Park Plaza. 🔥 #WelcomeVols Read more...

 
 
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