The Student Union, UT’s largest building project, opened on January 2 to serve as the community center of campus, created and designed with students in mind. The 395,088-square-foot building houses the offices and services that the campus community needs on a daily basis and welcomes visitors to campus. Multiple media outlets highlighted the new space during the first week the building was open.
UT News: Nine Years in the Making: Largest Project in UT’s History Now Complete
American School and University: After 9 Years, University of Tennessee Knoxville Completes Work on New Student Union
News Sentinel: UT’s New Student Union Opens, with Steak ‘n Shake, Recreation Area and More
UT Lights Torch Sculpture at Newly-Opened Student Union, Welcomes Students Back to Campus
UT Twitter debates: Should You Add a ‘Woo!’ When Singing ‘Rocky Top’?
Daily Beacon: Lighting of the Torch Brings New Light to UT
WBIR: UT Opens New Student Union
New UT Student Union ‘Lights the Torch; to Celebrate Opening
Take a Look Inside Phase Two of the UT Student Union
WATE: Newly-Completed Student Union Opens
30-Foot Glass Torch Sculpture Unveiled at UT Student Union
Touring UT’s New Student Union Building
Students, Faculty, Community Enjoy Newly-Completed Student Union
WVLT: 1,000 Tiny Homes Could Fit in the New Student Union