News and Updates

Attendees take notes during a classroom lecture at the Memphis Police Department Leadership Academy.

LEIC Takes Leadership Training to Memphis PD

Earlier this year, University of Tennessee Law Enforcement Innovation Center partnered with the Memphis Police Department (MPD) to establish the…

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The 35th UT mural in a statewide campaign can be seen by 21,000 travelers a day in Hamblen County. Photo By Stephanie Wilson

Mural Campaign Reaches 35 Sites

The University of Tennessee System’s “Everywhere You Look, UT” mural campaign added Hamblen County to its growing list of locations…

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Student Excellence

UT Knoxville’s Housing was honored with the Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award by the Great Smoky Mountain Chapter of the…

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Angela Davis Speaks to Full House

Prominent educator, author and lecturer Angela Davis highlighted UT Chattanooga Martin Luther King Day 2023 festivities, speaking to a standing-room-only…

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From left, Lester Laminack, Kelly Starling Lyons, Carol Hampton Rasco, George Ella Lyon and Ronnie Erwin review books during the children’s literature conference.

UTS Welcomes Teacher Conference on Children’s Literature

UT Southern hosted a conference on Children’s Literacy: Igniting the Love for Literacy with more than 150 attendees in February.

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Interns Serving

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

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Winter Commencement Held

UTHSC awarded 94 degrees during its 2022 winter commencement ceremony in Memphis.

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Keith Carver Assumes Leadership Role at UTIA

Keith Carver, former chancellor at UT Martin, named the new leader of UTIA.

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Employees from the Tennessee Department of Correction participated in the first course for public information officers held in November 2022.

LEIC Develops Public Information Officer Certification

Employees from the Tennessee Department of Correction participated in the first course for public information officers held in November 2022.

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First Lady Visits UT, Praises ‘Grow Your Own’ Collaboration

First Lady Jill Biden and U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona visited UT Knoxville in September to recognize Tennessee’s Grow…

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Former Tennessee Governors Host a New Podcast Series

The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy launched You Might Be Right, a new podcast series hosted by…

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Fine Arts Center Reopens After Four Years of Renovations

The 456-seat Roland Hayes Concert Hall and the 256- seat Dorothy Hackett Ward Theatre are finished, and performances are returning.

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UTS Special Education Students Spread Fire

UT Southern students studying to teach special education developed the FIRE (Fostering Inclusion through Resource Efforts) resource fair for disability…

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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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Historic Investiture Held

Peter Buckley has been formally installed as the 11th chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

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UTIA Establishes New School of Natural Resources

The Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries (FWF) will be named the School of Natural Resources.

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CTAS Hosts Orientation for Newly Elected County Officials

Close to 800 newly elected county officials gathered in Franklin in August to ready themselves to take office.

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UT Board of Trustees Chairman John Compton and UT President Randy Boyd during the annual meeting. Photo By Sam Thomas

UT Board of Trustees Approves Zero Percent Tuition Increase

The UT Board of Trustees has once again approved an across-the-board, zero percent tuition increase for its campuses across the…

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From left: State Rep. Gloria Johnson (D-Knoxville), Tickle College of Engineering Dean Matthew Mench, State Rep. John Ragan (R-Oak Ridge), State Rep. Michele Carringer (R-Knoxville), Lt. Gov. Randy McNally and UT Professor Tony Schmitz pose for a photo at the ACE “train the trainers” event at UT. Photo By: IACMI/Shawn Millsaps

ACE “train the trainers” event held at UT Knoxville

The ACE “train the trainers” workshop was held in conjunction with the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) and…

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Hunter Hall

Hunter Hall Unveils a New Modern Look

The $13.9 million upgrading of the 65-year-old Hunter Hall, which began in December 2020, is almost complete at UT Chattanooga.

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Interim UTS Chancellor Linda Martin and her husband, Ken Huff, and their dog, Jake.

Linda Martin Named Interim Chancellor

UT Southern has welcomed Linda C. Martin as interim chancellor.

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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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Physcians perform surgery during the fifth annual Ivan Marais Cataract-A-Thon.

The Gift of Sight

Physicians at the UTHSC Hamilton Eye Institute donated their services to restore sight to two dozen people during the fifth…

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