Last month, a committee of first-generation students partnered with the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement to plan a month-long fundraiser to provide resources and accommodations for first-generation students.
Tony and Emmy Award-winning playwright and LGBTQ activist Terrence McNally visited UT Sunday to screen a documentary about his life and to display selections from his career archive. Some of McNally’s most award-winning works include the play “Love! Valour! Compassion!” and the musical “Kiss of the Spider Woman.”
On Nov. 4 at 2 a.m., clocks were turned backward one hour to standard time from daylight savings. But the following Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, analog clocks inside classrooms at UT remained one hour behind.
Roughly 400 first-generation students, faculty and staff members who gathered in the UT Tower on Thursday for a celebration honoring them and their efforts, as part of the national First-Generation College Celebration Day.