Acclaimed children’s author Deborah Ellis, known for her books on humanitarian and social justice issues, will visit UT Knoxville on April 5 for a lecture and book signing.
Lawyer Fred Bartlit Jr. had to slip away from his daughter’s wedding reception in 2000 when he was called to represent presidential candidate George W. Bush in the Florida election dispute against opponent Al Gore. It was just one of the many high-profile battles the 77-year-old lawyer has taken on during his 45-plus years as
Jorge Roman, a UT Knoxville sports psychology master’s student, is a proud big brother in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee program. He visits his little brother, Josh, a fourth-grader at South Knoxville Elementary School, as often as he can despite his own school obligations.
In this WATE-TV story about the Massachusetts bullying case where nine students have been charged in the death of a high school freshman, Dr. David Dupper, an associate professor in the College of Social Work at UT Knoxville, talks about adults as role models for children and the effect of children who come from homes
“Poverty, Energy, and the Environment” is the theme of the final mini-summit looking at various aspects of poverty to be held this semester at UT Knoxville. Four events are planned as part of the mini-summit.
Carole Myers, assistant professor in the College of Nursing, sits down with WVLT-TV to discuss some of the politics behind health care reform and how it will affect you.
This News Sentinel story reports on the ALZselftest, which was developed by a team of researchers that includes Dr. John Dougherty, medical director of the Cole Neuroscience Center at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, as well as his son and business partner, Andrew Dougherty. The test screens for possible cognitive problems, suchas Alzheimer’s.
In this WATE-TV story, news anchor Lori Tucker talks with Rex Cannon, adjunct research assistant professor of psychology at UT Knoxville, and Dr. John Dougherty with the UT Graduate School of Medicine about an online test that he helped develop which may help with earlier diagnoses of Alzheimer’s disease.