UT Learns to Zoom

Maria Hurt Zoom class

On the first day of online classes, faculty and students adjust to a new kind of classroom. Pajamas allowed.

COVID-19 Cancellations Accelerate

Rachel McCord

As the Big Ears Festival pulls the plug and UT moves classes online, researchers explain what they know about the rapidly spreading coronavirus — and what they don’t.

COVID-19 Spreads to East Tennessee

COVID websites

With no cases confirmed in Knox County, UT suspends travel and prepares for online instruction, while the Health Department monitors the situation.

Anticipating Action

As the coronavirus arrives in Tennessee, officials implement response plans, impose travel restrictions and take other precautions.

Plowman’s Start

Donde Plowman

The new chancellor of the University of Tennessee’s Knoxville campus has had a busy first semester. We sat down to talk about it.

Taking the Reins

UT Chancellor Donde Plowman

Newly arrived UT Knoxville Chancellor Donde Plowman finds a warm welcome and a long to-do list.

UT Picks Plowman

Donde Plowman

The next chancellor of UT Knoxville has experience navigating public university complexities, here and elsewhere.