News and Updates

Six aero engineering students stand for a photo holding up their red and blue electric motor-propelled aircraft.

UTM Aero Team Shines

The UT Martin aero engineering team took fifth place at the 2023-24 Society of Automotive Engineers Aero Design Competition.

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Yancy Freeman congratulates Hal Bynum on earning his UT Martin degree during Freeman’s first commencement as chancellor. Looking on is Philip Acree Cavalier, provost and senior vice chancellor for academic affairs.

Freeman Presides Over First Commencement

Yancy Freeman presided over his first UT Martin commencement ceremonies as chancellor Dec. 9 at the Kathleen and Tom Elam…

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Dr. Harold Conner Jr., the son of former assistant dean of students Harold Conner Sr., speaks about his father at the naming ceremony.

Residence Halls Named for Pioneers

UT Martin named two residence facilities in honor of pioneers Jessie Lou Arnold Pryor and Harold Conner Sr..

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UT Martin football great Jerry Reese speaks to the crowd during the RISE celebration event.

RISE Campaign Surpasses Goal

The RISE fundraising campaign surpassed its goal of $175 million weeks before its planned June 30 end date.

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UTM staff standing with Mahmoud Haddad, a UTM professor of finance honored for his commitment to student success.

OVC honors Haddad

Mahmoud Haddad was recognized by the Ohio Valley Conference as the recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Commitment to Student Success…

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Interns Serving

Six UT Martin students served as legislative interns during the spring semester.

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Latimer-Smith Building Dedicated

The $65 million, 120,000-square-foot, three-story building will house the departments of chemistry and physics, computer science, engineering, mathematics and statistics,…

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Latimer Engineering and Science Building

Anonymous Gift Benefits Construction Management Degree

An anonymous gift will support UT Martin’s new Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, an engineering major developed to meet…

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An artistic rendering of UT Martin’s TEST Hub

TEST Hub Approved

The Tennessee General Assembly approved $18 million in a budget appropriations amendment to completely fund UT Martin’s proposed Tennessee Entrepreneurial…

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Dexter Davis pictured with his ninth cohort of students to attend and work at a Super Bowl from UT Martin.

Students Work Super Bowl and NHL All-Star Game

The ninth cohort of UT Martin students to attend and work at a Super Bowl traveled Feb. 13 to Los…

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A man tosses a coin between two football referrees and captain of two teams

$175 million Fundraising Campaign Announced

UT Martin kicked off its fourth and most ambitious capital campaign, RISE, in September 2021.

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Kerry Witcher, Randy Boyd, Melanie Smith Taylor, and Keith Carver

UT Martin Receives Largest Gift in UT System’s History

A $79.5 million gift will allow UT Martin to increase educational program offerings in veterinary health technology and other agricultural…

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Three students wear face masks and grip their UTM bike tires

Bike Share Program Implemented

Two professors established a free bicycle share program on campus to help students, faculty and staff travel across campus and…

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Two young men position a small aircraft on a test runway

UT Martin Introduces BSME

A new Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program began accepting students in the fall 2020 semester.

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Savannah Matheny uses a power drill to assemble a horse skeleton named Ron

Animal Science Graduate Rebuilds Horse Skeleton

A 17-hand tall, fully articulated equine skeleton named Ron will be used as a teaching model in animal science courses.

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Keith Carver and Athletic officials guide Bettye Giles to center court to present her with an award.

Giles Inducted Into Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

UT Martin's first and only director of women’s athletics was announced as a 2020 inductee into the Tennessee Sports Hall…

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UT Martin's rocket team pictured with an 8 foot rocket called "Skyhawk Screamer"

Rocketing Up

UT Martin’s rocket team members show off their entry in an international competition.

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Rosann and Bill Nunnelly

Gift Sets Record

A $22 million bequest to UT Martin from alumnus Bill and Rosann Nunnelly will provide scholarships to qualified students from…

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“What Made Maddy Run”

Kate Fagan, former ESPN sports journalist and author spoke at UT Martin's Skyhawk Fieldhouse in February.

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corn harvesting equipment in West Tennessee

Agricultural Business Degree Added

This is UT Martin's 18th bachelor’s degree program and expands the previous agricultural business concentration under the general agriculture degree.

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Keth Carver intrdouces audience at the 2018 WestStar forum

Leadership Program Hosts Gubernatorial Forum

The WestStar Leadership Program hosted a gubernatorial forum in May, in which six candidates participated.

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Temple Grandin onstage at UT Martin

Grandin Speaks at Martin

Animal behaviorist and autism advocate Temple Grandin spoke on the value of individuals who see the world differently.

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Boone Brown, Amanda Lund, both of Martin, and Ajia Brown, of Memphis, are pictured on the main campus.

Enrollment Up

UT Martin recorded its first fall enrollment increase since 2010.

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