Though Volunteer football has continually disappointed, the University of Tennessee continues to take in promising, young academics who strive to push their respective fields forward.
Thursday evening’s screening of Jellyfish (2007) was organized by Assistant Professor of Modern Foreign Languages Dr. Drew Paul. This event was put on to introduce students to Israeli film in anticipation of a visiting Israeli director.
Tickets for Garth Brooks’ upcoming performance in Neyland Stadium, which will be part of his American stadium tour, went on sale Friday morning. However, the Ticketmaster website crashed shortly after the tickets were released. The company was not anticipating the high influx of fans that fl…
If a computer scientist and a Shakespeare expert walking into an auditorium sounds like the opening line of a bad joke to you, you are not alone. Vinton Cerf and Dr. Michael Witmore themselves see the potential humor behind their dialogue hosted by the UT Humanities Center.
On Wednesday night, the Campus House of Prayer and Hillel, a Jewish organization on campus, organized a screening of the short film “Footsteps of My Father.”
UT has offered admission and a full scholarship for the class of 2032 to the young Florida boy who designed his own UT t-shirt for college t-shirt day at his elementary school.
For four of the last five years, Sex Week has received more funding from the former Student Programming Allocation Committee (SPAC) than any other registered student organization on campus.
Members of UTK’s chapter of Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) placed flags on the HSS amphitheater on Wednesday to honor the lives lost on September 11th, 2001.
Earning a degree is difficult for all, but for Tennessee Doctoral Fellow Julian Cosner, the odds seemed to be stacked against him from the start.
UT recently joined in an agreement with computer hardware company IBM to receive a supercomputer for the Tickle College of Engineering. The computer will be part of the Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and will be comprised of hardware based on the Summit …
As much as college is a transitory time for students, it is also a big transition for parents as well. UT has a variety of resources available to assist parents during this time period, covering everything from financial aid to general support.
Shea Kidd Houze, UT's Dean of Students, will kick off the Mattering and Belonging Campaign Thursday. Here’s what parents should know about the campaign, its impact on the university and how you can help:
For a lot of those that are new to the University of Tennessee campus, finding your way around a campus of rich football culture can be hard. There are many traditions, legends and more that can be hard to understand if you’re not familiar with the campus, so here is a list of UT’s most well…
With the start of the semester, students begin navigating their academic and social lives independently – with independence comes greater exposure to a variety of new safety risks.
Fall Family Weekend, hosted by New Student & Family Programs, kicks off Friday, with plenty of events for visiting families as both a part of and separate from the annual event.
Suicide among college students is tragically an all too common occurrence and is a nationwide epidemic. Suicide is the second most common cause of death among college students, and suicide rates in America, especially among adolescents, have continually risen in recent years.
225 years of the university that has touched the lives of so many. 225 years of the place that has been at the center of lifelong friendships, abundant school spirit and educational growth.
225 years ago today, the University of Tennessee was officially founded. Hundreds of faculty, staff and students gathered in HSS plaza, despite the blazing temperatures, to celebrate the anniversary with a Big Orange Birthday Party, one of the many events planned to commemorate UT’s history.
The U.S. News and World Reports released its 2020 undergraduate rankings, and UT placed 44th for public universities and 104th out of all universities. According to the report, UT has greatly improved in six-year graduation rate and peer assessment, among other categories; 2019’s six-year gr…
In the wake of student concerns of mold growth in dorm rooms across campus, it’s important to take the appropriate steps to keep yourself healthy.
The Howard Baker Center hosted Tarek Masoud, who is a professor of public policy as well as a Sultan of Oman professor of international relations at Harvard University, on Monday evening to discuss the Trump presidency, Islam and democracy.
Chandler Lampe and Nick Corbin are the Director and Co-Director of SGA's Technology Affairs student services committee. Last Fall, they approached OIT about potentially having VolCard access on their phones. This fall, their idea will become a reality.
A piano concert titled From Russia With Love was put on by the School of Music as its second concert in its 2019-2020 season. The performance featured music by Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninov.
The Campus Events Board (CEB), along with the Center for Student Engagement, held yet another successful night of the Local concert series. The series features concerts by local artists and bands, and last night’s event was the first of three that are planned for this fall. The performance t…
This past Friday, the UT Science Forum hosted Professor Edmund Perfect, who delivered a presentation on the Fourth National Climate Assessment entitled “The Impacts of Climate Change: Exploring the Latest Assessment Report.”
The world-renowned Harlem Gospel Choir traveled to the University of Tennessee Thursday night to perform in the Student Union auditorium.
The Progressive Student Alliance held a vigil to support the Amazon rainforest at the Rock Thursday evening. About fifteen people showed up to raise visibility about the current status of the rainforest and raise funds for the preservation of the Amazon.
UT’s Office of Sustainability has a mission of reducing campus waste. Recently, they have pursued this goal, under the principle that “Vols Help Vols,” with the creation of the Free Store.
A safety notice email sent by the Clery Compliance discussed instances of stalking that have recently taken place in the campus area.
Through their countless hours of community service, bold leadership and active involvement in a diverse array of causes and organizations, Vols have been able to profoundly impact both the UTK campus as well as its surrounding communities.
VOLbreaks, which operates out of the Jones Center for Leadership and Service, has been providing alternative break trips for UT students for 26 years. Throughout that time, the program has rapidly expanded.
Spots like the Student Union, the Starbucks inside of Hodges and the HSS amphitheater are common hangout locations for students, both for chatting with peers and studying.
High school graduates are often expected to follow a certain path: College. But what happens to those who are unable to earn their high school degrees?
How would American history look different if the stories of U.S. colonies, such as the Philippines and Guam, were included in the narrative?
Wong Kar-Wai’s 1995 film Fallen Angels is the latest installment in the Department of Libraries’ Foreign and Independent Film Series. Viewings are held on the first Tuesday of each month throughout the fall semester.