5/23/13 10:03 am •
During the 1960s and 1970s, Maryville physician Elgin P. Kintner often hiked into the Great Smoky Mountains and captured the breathtaking views with his camera. The public can now enjoy those photos too, courtesy of the UT Libraries. The library staff has transformed them into an online digital collection.
5/23/13 1:53 pm •
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will celebrate its fiftieth anniversary with games, a scavenger hunt, and other family-friendly activities from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, June 1. The birthday celebration, which is free and open to the public, marks fifty years since the museum’s official dedication on June 1, 1963.
5/22/13 1:33 pm •
Vice Chancellor for Student Life Tim Rogers will retire from UT on June 30. Rogers has served the university for more than thirty-eight years and as the vice chancellor for nearly a decade. He previously served as interim vice chancellor for student life and as dean of students. “Tim is a dedicated advocate for our students and has worked tirelessly to make their UT experience even better. We appreciate his leadership of several large-scale efforts that will benefit UT students for many years to come,” Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek said.
5/22/13 12:05 pm •
With a large first-year class expected this fall, the Life of the Mind Program needs additional faculty and staff members to serve as discussion group leaders. Life of the Mind is UT’s common reading experience for all first-year students. About thirty more faculty and staff members are needed to serve as leaders. Discussion Leader training will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on August 13 and 14. Participants can attend one of the sessions.
5/22/13 10:10 am •
Visitors who took whitewater rafting excursions on the Ocoee River last year pumped $43.8 million into the economies of the thirty counties that surround the river, according to a newly released study from UT. The Ocoee also was the most visited whitewater river in the United States, according to the report. Steve Morse, an economist [...]
5/22/13 8:53 am •
UT’s School of Information Sciences has been a named as a member of the iSchools organization, an international group of colleges and universities dedicated to advancing the understanding of the relationships between information, people, and technology.
5/21/13 11:38 am •
UT architecture students are designing and remodeling the home of a mother and daughter who have disabilities. The project, which will provide wheelchair access to the home, is expected to be completed by Wednesday, May 22. The home of Wanda Skeen and her daughter Stacey is getting the makeover through UT Freedom by Design, a student service organization that is part of the American Institute of Architecture Students.
- Volmail Upgrade for Staff and Faculty
- UT Granted Approval to Purchase White Avenue Houses
- UT Welcomes Newest Class of Haslam Scholars
- UT Welcomes Destination Imagination Global Finals
- UT to Offer Summer Tutoring for Struggling Readers in Grades 3-5
- Birds in Art Exhibit Opens at McClung Museum May 25
UT in the News
- 5/23/13 • Ocoee River Economic Impact Study in the News
- 5/14/13 • News Sentinel: Kids learning to eat healthier: UT center throws garden party
- 5/13/13 • News Sentinel: Two UT grads first with sustainability degree
- 5/09/13 • News Sentinel: UT-ORNL hire advanced manufacturing expert as 11th Governor’s Chair
- 4/25/13 • New Norris House’s Top Ten Green Projects Award Featured Nationally
- 4/25/13 • WSJ: The Smorgasbord That Thinks It’s a Weight-Loss Plan