Justice and Dollars

UT Board of Trustees

University of Tennessee leadership pledges action on racial equity while approving a pandemic-strapped budget.

COVID-Ready Campus

UT pedestrian walkway

Masks, shields, isolation areas and online instruction: The University of Tennessee prepares for the fall.

Bittersweet Commencement

Uriah Richey

Uriah Richey is graduating from the University of Tennessee without a chance to say goodbye — but with the support of a strong community.

‘This Is Not OK’

service workers

As Tennessee reopens, many frontline workers fear for their safety. In a state long hostile to organized labor, what are their options?

UT Looks Toward the Fall

Neyland Stadium

Facing $40 million in lost revenues and uncertainties about everything from course delivery to football, officials say the university is in good shape to “weather the storm.”

UT Names Randy Boyd as President

Randy Boyd and John Compton

The five-year appointment comes in the midst of the university contending with the academic and economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

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.

Pandemic Preparations

Indya Kincannon

With Knox County’s COVID-19 count still at one, Knoxville declares an emergency, Knox County Schools close through April 3 and UT moves the rest of its semester online.