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.
Rachel Isham is a student here at the University of Tennessee. She is from Cookeville, Tennessee, which is about an hour to an hour and a half away. She went to Cookeville High School, studying microbiology and minoring in animal science. Rachel plans to be a veterinarian after college and a…
The last day of classes for UNC Charolette students didn't end joyfully, as two are dead and four injured after a former student fired shots on campus.
In 1900, Eugenia Wiliams was born to a prominent physician who helped introduce Coca-Cola to East Tennessee. In 1998, she left the 10,800-square-foot-home of her childhood, located at 4848 Lyons View Pike, to the university as residence for the UT System president.
Sarah Kennedy is from Kingsport, Tennessee. She works at the Jones Center of Leadership and Service but, when she graduates, she wants to go into education to either teach kindergarten kids or college students. Her favorite spot on campus is Ayers, which is on top of the Hill. Sarah likes to…
Viet Quatch is from Oak Ridge, Tennessee and is a student at UT. He also works at the Hodges Library. His favorite spots on campus are on top of the Hodges Library and Neyland Stadium. His hobby is playing intramural sports and his favorite sport is soccer, both indoor and outdoor. Viet root…
Stepping onto UT’s campus each fall, incoming freshman are greeted with an energy that flows into every nook and cranny. Many students caught their first glimpse of this radiating energy which seemed to bubble up from the ground during their orientation or their first visit. It’s an energy t…
The cautionary tale of the Seal is simple: Never step foot on it, lest you desire to graduate late, or at all! If you say this correctly, this is followed by a crack of thunder and a rendition of Rocky Top in G-minor.
Every year, just as students graduate and move on from UT, key figures in the school’s faculty and administration decide to retire and continue on to the next stages of their lives.
Summer Johnston is from Los Angeles, California, and works at the Beacon as an accountant. Her favorite spot is at the Beacon. Why? Because it is fun to be around the news crew at the Beacon. Summer likes to read in her spare time, she was a waitress before coming to the Beacon. Summer has l…
Vision's Natalie Campbell, Isaac Holt and Emerson Burd will continue to transition into their executive positions, following a judicial hearing that found the team overspent $36. 61 and violated the letter of the law.
Donde Plowman has been selected as the ninth chancellor of UT Knoxville following an extensive search nationwide by the University of Tennessee System.
Hailie Hensley is from Union County and she works at the Beacon as a business manager. Her major is in business management and her hobby is kayaking. Hailie’s favorite sport is basketball. She supports her fellow Vols as well. Her favorite spot on campus is the Hodges Library, why? Because i…
UT’s student organization VolOpera performed “Le Nozze di Figaro – The Marriage of Figaro” on Thursday, bringing the centuries-old story back to life.
The world of Star Wars is about so much more than the movies, and that was on full display at this year’s Star Wars Celebration held in Chicago earlier this month. While the movies were certainly a popular topic, the books and comics were on the minds of most convention-goers, too, proving t…
A group of UT students started their campaign, “Vols for Kids,” in order to raise money to pay for the training of two new mentors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee.
Myah Webb is from Camden, Tennessee, which is in the between Nashville and Memphis. She is majoring in pre-pharmacy at UT. Her favorite spot on campus is at Ferris Hall, which is behind Neyland Stadium. Myah’s favorite sport is college basketball but her favorite team is the Purdue Boilermak…
Four candidates to be UT's next chancellor visited UT last week, each holding an open forum to discuss their plans if selected, while also answering questions from audience members.
Students joined members of the Center for Health Education and Wellness and the Office of Title IX to honor “Denim Day,” an international event to bring awareness and show support for survivors of sexual assault on Wednesday afternoon. Event coordinators gave away t-shirts and encouraged pas…
The University of Tennessee's diverse student population was recently celebrated at the 2019 Multicultural Graduation. This event was conducted to honor students from a variety of backgrounds for their academic achievement and upcoming college graduation.