Researchers from all over the world will join forces at UT Knoxville this week to try to combat a deadly parasite which has infected up to one-quarter of Americans and up to one-third of the world’s population, according to an estimate from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Twenty-three female students are wrapping up a year-long mentorship with the national Women in Cable Telecommunications organization and two of them have had the chance to work as interns at Scripps Networks Interactive. This was the first year that UT, the WICT Atlanta Chapter and the College of Communication and Information offered the mentoring program
Supporters of UT Knoxville will have the chance to rub elbows and play golf with some well-known names this weekend while raising money for scholarships benefiting African-American students. The fifth annual Alex Haley Scholarship Benefit Auction & Celebrity Golf Tournament takes place Sunday and Monday, May 16 and 17.
In this Knoxville News Sentinel story, Ben Barton, UT law professor, talks about the the Innocence Clinic, an academic clinical program within the College of Law’s Legal Clinic. Students have just completed their first year of working in the clinical program designed to help free Tennessee inmates who have provable claims of factual innocence.
Eight students will graduate from the College of Nursing at UT Knoxville having received a richer, more intensive clinical experience this semester, thanks to a unique partnership with Parkwest Hospital in Knoxville.
Linda Phillips, UT Libraries professor and department head, has been named interim dean of UT Libraries. Phillips officially begins her appointment on July 1.
For friends and relatives who can’t attend this week’s UT Knoxville commencement ceremonies, nine of this week’s graduations will be televised on UTTV, channel 65 for on-campus viewers and Comcast digital channel 194 for Comcast cable subscribers in the greater Knoxville area.