Dozens of Tennessee high school students will converge on UT’s Conference Center Building Feb. 25 for the Tennessee Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. The symposium will be held at UT’s Conference Center Auditorium. For the 45th year, students will present original research and experiments conducted with their teachers in the sciences, mathematics and engineering.
More than 350 scholars, practitioners and students from universities across the world will be coming to UT Knoxville this week for the Academy of Human Resource Development’s (AHRD) 18th annual International Research Conference in the Americas. Michael Lane Morris, Reagan Faculty Scholar in the Department of Management, is the current AHRD president.
Election reform will be the focus of a one-day conference to be held March 5 at UT Knoxville. The conference, to be moderated by Edye Ellis, former broadcast news anchor for WBIR-TV Channel 10, will be held in the Toyota Auditorium of the Baker Center. The program is a joint effort of the Baker Center,
Thirty high school seniors have been named as finalists for the 2010 class of Haslam Scholars at UT Knoxville. The finalists will be on campus this weekend for the Haslam Scholars Program Interview Weekend. The 2010-11 class of Haslam Scholars will be announced in May.
More than 140 billion single-serve beverage containters are thrown away each year. Make Orange Green wants to see photos of your reuseable coffee mug or water bottle in celebration of RecycleMania. Your mug could win you a RecycleManiac T-shirt or a green goody bag. Show Us Your Mug entries are due Friday, Feb. 26.
UT Knoxville is honoring its faculty this week by featuring some of its special professors and instructors in stories and videos. Today, students say faculty members John Riley, Melissa Morris, Joe Carcello, William Seaver, Elizabeth Gentry, Frank Guess and Tim Young go the extra mile, in and out of the classroom.
Nashville surgeon and UT alumnus William Harb credits Professor Otis Stephens for teaching him to love the law.
Professor Joe Bartges tells his students to treat each patient as if it were their own little Nelle, Buddy, Cruella, Geri or Chloe. “Most people view their pets as family members, so it is important to understand and respect this, and to give them that sort of attention,” said Bartges, a professor of medicine and
Linda Mefford believes in the power of nursing to heal, and as a professor in the College of Nursing, she feels it is important to pass that power on to the next generation of nurses. Though at heart she is primarily a nursing clinician specializing in neonatal intensive care nursing, Mefford changed her career focus
Students at UT Knoxville come to the classroom with their lifetime of knowledge, and it’s the job of the faculty to help them explore new ways of thinking and relating to the world. Eric Haley, a professor of advertising in the School of Advertising and Public Relations, says the classroom experience is only part of