"The Volunteer Spirit to me means being able to find who you are through others," says Vy Quach, a senior from Oak Ridge, Tenn. What does the Volunteer Spirit mean to you? #VolFamily

Meet Our Volunteer Family: Vy Quach

"The things engineers do have a huge impact on millions of people." Professor Mark Dean ('79) holds more than 40 patents, including three of the PC's nine original patents.

Engineering Impact

"The next artists, educators, care givers, leaders, and dreamers—they will all have one common thread that binds them: to give light to others, and to give their all." During the #BigOrangeFamily campaign, faculty and staff can help our Vols give light to others at giving.utk.edu/family.
Chancellor Davenport received a Big Orange welcome thanks to Rock artist - and senior studying biochem - Payton Miller.
"The students will lead us—their inspiration, their energy, and their enthusiasm." Yesterday we welcomed Beverly Davenport as the university's eighth chancellor.

Chancellor Davenport Talks about Getting Started at UT

Need a little something for your Vol sweetie? We've got you covered with some Big Orange valentines. ❤
After eight years of transformational leadership, today is Jimmy G. Cheek's last day as our seventh chancellor. Here, members of our Vol family reflect on Dr. Cheek's tenure. Read more at [ Utk.edu Link ].
Who's a Pez dispenser collector? Adrenaline junkie? Bonnaroo performer? Faculty Appreciation Week helps you see some of your instructors in an entirely different way. Who's your favorite professor on Rocky Top?

Faculty Footnotes

Wendell Scott was the first and only African American driver to win a stock car race at NASCAR's highest level. UTK Geography's Derek Alderman looks at how Scott's fight to move about the racetrack on his own terms mirrors today's continued struggle for equal rights.

Racing Against Racism

"From a research perspective, I find psychiatric nursing fascinating and challenging because there are still so many unanswered questions about the human mind." Get to know College of Nursing - University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Lora Beebe.

Lora Beebe: Psychiatric Nursing Specialist, Thrill Seeker, Bookworm, Grandma

Our faculty go above and beyond for our students, so we're thanking them during Faculty Appreciation Week. Visit [ Faw.utk.edu Link ] to leave a shout-out for your favorite #UTfaculty!
It may be #BigOrangeFriday, but staff in the Office of Disability Services is supporting Go Red For Women! Post your #GoRedWearRed photos from Rocky Top in the comments!
Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow this morning, but the weather on Rocky Top will remain as unpredictable as ever. Happy #GroundhogDay, Vols! ❄☔☀
Tune in to UTSports.com tomorrow for all of Tennessee Football's #EL17E Signing Day coverage!

#EL17E: Signing Day Show Set For 2/1

If you've attended events like Volapalooza or Homecoming, you can thank Tyger Glauser and her team of students for their work in making them memorable. Get to know Tyger, a part of our #VolFamily. (And yes, that is her real name.)

Meet Our Volunteer Family: Tyger Glauser

The university supports its entire community and is working directly with international students and scholars on potential impacts of the executive order.

Chancellor Cheek's Statement on Immigration Order

Head over to our Snapchat and follow along as the UT Singers at the University of Tennessee spend the day with Pentatonix's Avi Kaplan! : utknoxville
"Remember that you have a place on campus, even if it takes a little work to find it." Meet Haslam College of Business - UT junior Don Black, part of our #VolFamily.

Meet Our Volunteer Family: Don Black