UT Athletics Director and Vice Chancellor Danny White announced at an annual meeting of the UT Board of Trustees on Thursday that renovations to Neyland Stadium, which were originally conceived in November 2017 and planned for completion this fall, will be extended and expanded.
During a summer when UT works to fill several positions vacated during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as add new administrative positions such as assistant vice chancellor for leadership and engagement, the Division of Student Life announced the hiring of three new directors.
UT buildings will be without heated water or air for eight days, according to a notice from Facilities Services. From June 4 through June 12, the campus Steam Plant will be shut down to “conduct maintenance and make repairs at the Steam Plant and across the steam distribution system,” accord…
Chancellor Donde Plowman met with the UT Advisory Board on Friday morning to approve the proposed $1.7 billion operating budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year. The budget is $193 million higher than the original 2022 budget, which represents a 12.6% increase for next year.
For those who are unsure of where to get their next meal, food4VOLS provides free, ready to heat and eat meals at the Big Orange Pantry.
Environmental sustainability is a more prevalent topic than ever as companies and establishments work to create more sustainable initiatives. With the state of climate change worsening, it is no surprise that people want to see more change in the fight against climate change.
The Tennessee River has long been viewed as the immovable southern boundary of UT’s campus. But on Feb. 25, the board of trustees approved the expansion of the campus boundary to include a narrow parcel of land on the south shore of the river along Scottish Pike and W. Blount Avenue.
In meetings of the UT Board of Trustees on Friday, the first to take place on the new UT Southern campus in Pulaski, Tennessee, the board approved amendments to the UT Knoxville master plan, which would allow for the construction of two new residence halls.
At the large UT compost facility across from the UT Medical Center, more than 10,000 pounds of food waste and coffee grounds are collected from campus each week.
The University of Tennessee has a beautiful campus sitting on 910 acres of land and bordered by the Tennessee River that stretches all the way from Knoxville, Tennessee, to Paducah, Kentucky. But, the campus has much more to offer than a pretty river and a bunch of buildings.
Since it was first constructed in 1952, the university’s Ula Love Doughty Carousel Theatre has been for many a trademark of life on campus. Now almost 70 years old, the renowned UT landmark is in the works to receive a bit of a facelift — a $15 million facelift, that is, that will reconstruc…
Perhaps the pandemic made us forget what it meant to be on campus with nearly 30,000 other students. Perhaps too many people who could have walked to their first day of class decided to drive instead. Or perhaps, with one of the largest student populations in UT history, we have simply arriv…
For much of the spring and summer of this year, a small plot of concrete just off of Ped Walkway has been shrouded in construction fence, tarping and a fair bit of mystery.
A power outage has been scheduled by Facilities Services for Saturday, Feb. 27, that will affect several UT residence halls and buildings.
Recently, as the Ag. Campus has seen an increase in student enrollments over the past decade or so, there have been a couple of demolitions as Facilities Services prepare for future students.
On Tuesday, UT officially began construction to expand the Johnson-Ward Pedestrian Walkway westward. The expansion of the walkway aims to make UT’s campus a greener space, with greater accessibility for pedestrians.
With every student and faculty bound to encounter a few cone zones on the daily, it is no secret that the university has several construction projects underway. 2019 saw the opening of the new Student Union, which was a nine-year project at the heart of campus.
Over the past week, students have stopped in their tracks on the way to class to watch Morrill Hall fall to the ground. The demolition of the dormitory, built in 1967, is just one part of UT’s plans to renovate the west side of campus.
Before Saturday evening’s Homecoming game, UT celebrated the groundbreaking of several new monuments on campus. The nine monuments will be dedicated to the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), and each monument will represent one of UT’s nine historically African American sororities and fra…
UT was recently awarded a landscape architecture citation for the planned Pedestrian Walkway expansion in the 2019 American School and University Architectural (ASUA) Portfolio. A panel of architectural judges explained that the future expansion of Ped Walkway will make use of a great opport…
Just when the UT community thought that construction on campus may have slowed down and that there would be a moment of quiet, a new project is slated to begin in the fall.