With the start of a new school year inevitably comes the challenge of navigating something new, whether that be a hard class, a different living situation or a changing relationship. Vice Chancellor for Student Life Vincent Carilli recently sent out an email with a detailed list of important…
Vice Chancellor for Student Life Vincent Carilli led a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of UT’s newest residence halls, Dogwood and Magnolia. The celebration was held on the bright green grass in front of the new dorms, under a white tent adorned with orange curtains. The ten…
Dr. Henri Grissino-Mayer, a former professor in the geography department, resigned last September while he was under investigation for sexual misconduct. The report of a year-long internal probe into the situation was recently released and uncovered several instances of sexual harassment con…
A fugitive wanted for the robbery and murder of Shamar “Fifty” Lewis, who was shot on Ben Allen Road in Nashville in February 2018, was captured around noon on campus, according to Knoxville News Sentinel. 25-year-old Jyshon Forbes was working as a UT custodian when he was apprehended by U.S…
In recent years, the University of Tennessee has been the site of several hate crimes targeted at various minority groups. Just last school year, “The Rock” was painted with swastikas, and UT currently ranks #3 on the Princeton Review’s list of the most LGBTQ Unfriendly Universities. Discrim…
It was during halftime in the Vols’ 1953 game against Mississippi State at Neyland Stadium that a local pastor walked to midfield with his bluetick coonhound named Blue Smokey.
University of Tennessee students gathered at Sorority Village, 2629 Ann Baker Furrow Blvd, on Wednesday, Aug. 21 during the annual Bid Day celebration, the last day of recruitment for sororities as new members find out which sorority they have been accepted to join.
A who’s who of UT deans, faculty, staff and students occupied the corridors of the Student Union today as the volunteer campus welcomed its newest executive.
A reception was held on the first floor of the Student Union on the first day of classes Wednesday, Aug. 21 as a way to not only welcome Chancellor Donde Plowman, but also giving Chancellor Plowman an opportunity to meet the campus community.
Although official enrollment numbers for the 2019-2020 school year will not be released until two weeks after the start of the fall semester, a record-breaking 29,000 plus students are currently enrolled at UT.
UTPD has welcomed their newest K-9 officer and first black Labrador retriever, two-and-a-half-year old trained to detect explosives named Kale — yes, like the vegetable.
UT incoming freshmen and returning students gathered at the corner of Volunteer Boulevard and Pat Head Summit Street on Tuesday, Aug. 20 for the 5th Annual Slap the Rock event hosted by the Student Government Association as a way for students to make their mark on campus.
As gray clouds rolled in above the University of Tennessee’s campus and heavy raindrops fell, students gathered on Pedestrian Walkway on Friday, March 1.
Football fans woke up to a long-awaited announcement from the university: Tennessee has officially joined the contingent of athletic programs to take advantage of the SEC’s new alcohol sales policy.
The official move-in day for on campus residence halls is Saturday, meaning hundreds of new and returning students will be moving into buildings across campus.
The Knoxville Beer Board has opened the door for beer sales at UT sporting and non-sporting events, granting Aramark Sports and Entertainment Services, LLC a beer permit Tuesday.
Chancellor Donde Plowman officially began her position on July 1, and said she planned to spend the first 60 days of her appointment listening to and learning about a campus she was once a department head at.
Need to burn some extra calories? Tired of studying and want a healthy diversion? Played sports in high school and want to stay in shape in college?
From California to Washington D.C., UT students and alumni will be showcasing the Volunteer creed by dedicating their Saturday to helping communities across the nation.
UT alumnus and former Student Government Association president Ovi Kabir is taking on the big screen with his trademark welcoming smile as he is set to compete “Big Brother.”
Student programming was a hot topic at Friday afternoon’s Board of Trustees meeting, with UT Student Government Association President Natalie Campbell addressing the board as a representative for students at each UT System campus.
After nearly three decades under the direction of Jeff Chapman, the seasoned director will retire and director of the National Museum of Natural History of Chile Claudio Gómez is set to take his place at the McClung Museum.
The UT Foundation’s Board of Directors met on Friday morning to discuss the UT System’s performance the past year, and what goals it will strive for during the 2019-2020 school year.
As many college students can attest to, food is an important part of any student’s daily life while on campus. Many UT students have meal plans and a variety of options for meals throughout the day.
In 2011, id Software released “Rage,” a quasi-open world first person shooter which garnered mixed reception from audiences and critics alike. As the years went by, it seemed as if there was little to no chance of “Rage” ever getting a sequel.
Interim Chancellor Wayne Davis acknowledged the effects of a white nationalism talk scheduled for Tuesday in an email sent to faculty and mini-term summer students Wednesday.
A professor in the College of Communications and Information is combining her passion for sports, history and social issues into her work inside and outside the classroom.
While the majority of UT students are spending their summer in the sun, some are in the classroom. Here's five ways to get through the summer semester.
The future continues to look bright for UT, as 17 current students and recent graduates received fellowship offers and another eight were named alternatives. 19 UT students received Fulbright offers last year.
National Institute of Standards and Technology speakers will join Oak Ridge National Laboratory on Monday, to honor World Metrology Day.
To many people, home is somewhere reliable and consistent—somewhere you can always return to for stability. That wasn’t the case for Nicholas Bashore growing up. He was used to his home changing drastically and often, as his family moved around.
The search is on for the next dean of the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences as Dean Bob Rider has decided to step down after 15 years of service to return to a faculty position.
Graduating Air Force and Army Reserve Officer's Training Corps cadets will be commissioned Saturday in the Student Union Auditorium.
4,228 degrees will be awarded over the next week, as 3,253 undergraduates, 783 graduates, 110 law students and 82 veterinary students graduate, and some ROTC cadets are commissioned. Ceremonies will begin tomorrow, finishing May 11.
On a sunny, warm day, the brightness followed Chancellor-elect Donde Plowman, as administrators, faculty and students welcomed the ninth chancellor to UT.
A special Board of Trustees meeting Friday morning unanimously approved the appointment of Donde Plowman as the ninth chancellor of UT, effective July 1.
Interim Chancellor Wayne Davis shared updates in an email regarding actions being taken on campus to create a welcoming environment for all.