Since it was built in 1996, students have used the center for intramurals and sports clubs.
"I want you to know that we at the University of Tennessee believe hatred and violence is not part of the solution. Racism and bigotry and prejudice is not a part of the Volunteer Spirit," Davenport said.
The University of Tennessee is welcoming about 6,000 new students to campus.
In the past 28 months, crews have transformed the corridor between 17th and 22nd Streets in an effort to make it safer and more pedestrian friendly.
The Confederate monument in the Fort Sanders neighborhood was damaged by blue paint.
Randy Bresnik, who is from Santa Barbara, California, received a Master of Science in Aviation Systems from UTK in 2002. He was selected as an astronaut in 2004. This is his second space mission, following a 2009 mission on the space shuttle Atlantis.
The network will follow along as the charming blue bungalow is transformed by top designers, then the home will be given away in a nationwide sweepstakes this fall.
An incoming freshman at UT Knoxville would pay $11,110 in tuition, and $12,970 including fees. Out of state, a student would pay $29,300 and $31,390, respectively.
There are a number of ways to get around town without your car, and the city's transit office has planned an entire week of activities to encourage people to check out their options.
Crews shut off the fountains after they found they were losing 5,000 gallons of water every hour.
The owners of Merchants of Beer officially cut the ribbon on Wednesday to open the business, even though it's been serving customers for a few weeks.
“It will be eerie to be in the hotel with no guests here. I thought it might seem like the Overlook Hotel in “The Shining,” but we don’t have Jack Nicholson or malevolent spirits on the property.”