This semester, the Ready for the World program challenged faculty, staff, students and alumni to take Smokey all over the world. T-shirts sporting "Where in the World is Smokey?" have already been spotted on three continents, in eight states and in the District of Columbia
UT food microbiologist F. Ann Draughon has earned a U.S. Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring. Draughon, a professor of Food Science and Technology in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, was one of only 10 individual researchers to receive the honor
Thanks to recent legislation, all eligible state workers who are not enrolled in a state health plan will soon receive a basic term life and basic special accident life insurance benefit at no cost. The policy takes effect on Jan. 1, 2008, and all employees who meet the eligibility criteria are required to fill out
During the holidays, most UT employees get the pleasure of spending time at home or traveling out of town to be with family and friends. But for more than a hundred campus employees, staying away from the office isn’t an option. These men and women are still on campus to maintain UT’s 217 buildings, keep
Nursing professor Susan Speraw has spent most of her career so far working with the underserved – helping immigrants, refugees, migrant workers and individuals with developmental disorders. "My work has always been motivated by the mandates to love one another and to serve the least among us," Speraw said. In this spirit, she has spent
Prospective master’s program students considering study in advertising, communication studies, journalism and electronic media, or public relations are invited to an open house at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. UT’s College of Communication and Information will host the event on Jan. 18, 2008, in UT’s Communications and University Extension Building.
When Andrew Jackson began the first of his two terms as U.S. president in 1829, he quickly displayed a political agenda, obsessions and quirks that would eventually make him one of the most controversial American leaders. Evidence of this was found by University of Tennessee historians digging through Jackson’s presidential papers, which are now available
Dan Feller, UT history professor and director of the Andrew Jackson papers project, is featured as the lead scholar on “Andrew Jackson: Good, Evil and the Presidency,” a PBS documentary that will air nationwide in January.