Kent State Professor Autumn Tooms, who previously worked as a teacher and as a school administrator at the elementary, middle and high school levels, has been named director of UT Knoxville’s Center for Educational Leadership. Tooms also will be a professor in UT’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. She begins on Aug. 1.
Researchers at UT Knoxville, the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and six collaborating universities have performed an unprecedented nuclear reaction experiment that explores the unique properties of the “doubly magic” radioactive isotope of 132Sn, or tin-132.
Sixty-four full-time MBA students at UT Knoxville have donated $1,020 to Habitat for Humanity Chile to help rebuild areas affected by the recent earthquake.
Have you “liked” UT Knoxville? The university recently ranked 14th in a Washington Post poll of the most popular colleges on Facebook. UT Knoxville’s 58,460 Facebook fans — as of May 28 — rank the campus between its SEC rivals the University of Kentucky and the University of Florida.