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UT campus lights up for Leukemia and Lymphoma walk


(WBIR-KNOXVILLE) The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's 14th annual "Light the Night" walk brightened UT campus Thursday night. 

Nearly 1,500 people showed up to carry illuminated lanterns in support of their loved ones impacted by blood cancer.

"We have a mix of corporate walk teams and family," Lori Friel, event campaign manager, said. "We've got probably over a thousand walkers."

UT priority admissions deadline fast-approaching


(WBIR) There's a key deadline coming up soon for students who hope to become part of the big orange family next year. 

UT Board of Trustees approve pay raises & new student conduct code


 

UT to host discussion on potential campus privatization plan


(WBIR – KNOXVILLE) University of Tennessee students, faculty and staff can hear about a plan to privatize services at the university on Tuesday morning.

UT staff members protested the idea in September.

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UT staff protest Haslam's privatization plan

UT surprises early applicants with admissions letters


(WBIR) Some big orange visitors stopped by Farragut High School on Thursday to wrap up a statewide tour featuring exciting surprises for Tennessee students. 

University of Tennessee Chancellor Jimmy Cheek joined Smokey, the UT cheerleaders, school officials, and Knox County Schools Superintendent Jim McIntyre to hand deliver admissions letters Thursday morning to unsuspecting early applicants from Farragut High School.

Suspected UT car burglar turns himself in


Update on Oct. 1, 2015: (WBIR - KNOXVILLE) The University of Tennessee Police Department tweeted Thursday that Jalen Fish turned himself in and is in custody.

UTPD thanked everyone who retweeted the information on Fish.

"Red Zone" raises awareness of sexual assault on UT campus


(WBIR-KNOXVILLE)  The University of Tennessee is using a creative way to educate students as they walk to class about sexual assault. 

UT's Wellness Center rolled out a red carpet on the agricultural campus Monday in hopes of raising awarenss for the "Red Zone." That's the time of year in the fall semester when students are statistically more at risk for sexual assault. Nationally, that is from the start of school until Thanksgiving break. 
    
Organizers say they hope displays like this will help build up the culture of consent.