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.

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.

Boyd Makes His Case

Natalie Campbell and Randy Boyd

In a town hall meeting on the Knoxville campus, UT’s interim president addresses diversity, affordability and guns.

On-the-Job Training

Superintendent Bob Thomas at news conference

A partnership between Knox County Schools and the University of Tennessee will pay aspiring special education teachers as they finish their degrees.

Salary Study

Classroom chairs

How does the University of Tennessee’s pay for non-tenured faculty stack up? That depends on how you look at it.

Back to the Drawing Board

Katie Galyon addresses board of trustees

UT will revisit its campus programming funding — again — after student groups say a new system has shut them out.

Artist of Color

Baldwin and Delaney

A vibrant exhibit at the KMA and a month of celebration shine a light on Beauford Delaney, Knoxville’s visionary and troubled painter, and his relationship with the writer James Baldwin.