Nineteen middle and elementary school teams from across Tennessee will compete Tuesday, April 22, at the Project Citizen Showcase at the Nashville Public Library. “We the People: Project Citizen” is a national civic education program coordinated with support from the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced that Mascoma Corporation, with the University of Tennessee, is among the recipients of a $26 million grant for the development of biomass conversion technology. The facility is to be constructed at the Niles Ferry Industrial Park in Monroe County as part of the Tennessee Biofuels Initiative.
The Office of Communications + Marketing at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has won 23 awards from the Volunteer Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, including two first-place awards for Tennessee Today, the faculty/staff communications program.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has named Wayne T. Davis as the interim dean of the College of Engineering (COE). Davis, now COE associate dean for research and technology, will become the interim dean effective May 10.
The University of Tennessee has officially launched its ambitious $1 billion fundraising campaign to enhance programs of excellence at all of the university’s campuses and institutes. So far, $704,007,696 has been raised.
Kim Givens, administrative assistant for the clinical psychology department, is described by colleagues as kind, respectful and helpful. She is this month’s Send Roses recipient.
Marva Rudolph, director of UT Knoxville’s Office of Equity and Diversity, discusses the university’s diversity goals and its progress toward obtaining them. To date, more than 80 academic and non-academic departments on campus have developed plans aimed at achieving those goals.
Sam Swan, professor in UT Knoxville’s School of Journalism and Electronic Media and director of internationalization for the College of Communication and Information, travels to some of the world’s most unstable regions hosting workshops on broadcast management and other media training. One country at a time, he educates journalists and radio and television station managers around
As part of International Cesarean Awareness Month, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will present “The Business of Being Born,” a documentary about going through the U.S. health system as a pregnant woman. The film will be shown April 23 at 6 p.m., and a panel discussion will follow.
“Blacks in Tennessee, Past and Present,” a new book edited by Wornie Reed, professor and director of Africana Studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, includes chapters written by experts from around the state. A discussion and question-and-answer session with Reed and the other authors will be held at 4 p.m., Thursday, April 24, in