Joe DiPietro at podium for the State of the University address Photo by Jed Dekalb

UT Focuses Its Might on Solving the Opioid Crisis

The University of Tennessee—with its unique capacity to provide education, conduct research and deliver outreach to every corner of the state—is turning its combined capabilities to the opioid crisis, President Joe DiPietro said today.

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UT President Issues Statement on Extremist Activity

“It’s no secret that we are living in a polarized, turbulent time in American life, and college campuses are not immune. In the last 12 months, alone, news accounts have documented multiple instances of extremist groups seeking to demonstrate or speak at universities. And now, two of our own campuses-the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga-are being targeted.”

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