This week, prospective students of the inaugural class of the UT/ORNL Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education (CIRE) visited campus. CIRE will offer one of the country’s first interdisciplinary doctoral degrees in energy science and engineering and will train scientists to take on the world’s most challenging energy problems by working with teams of
WVLT’s Volunteer Spirit of the Week recognition went to a UT student who has a big heart for Haiti and her own community. Katie Riley first visited Haiti in 2007 and she’s been back twice since. The junior at UT started a nonprofit group on campus in 2009 called Give Haiti Hope. It falls under
Every week, 30 UT Knoxville students volunteer for two-hour shifts at the Remote Area Medical (RAM) headquarters housed in an abandoned schoolhouse in south Knoxville. These students help RAM workers organize hundreds of boxes of donated medical supplies in preparation to run clinics. RAM’s biggest clinic –- and what the UT volunteers considered their most
UT Knoxville has set its sights on becoming a Top 25 public research university in the next 10 years. Over the next few weeks, Tennessee Today will feature our faculty and staff whose work helps advance our goals. Learn how microbiology professor Steven Wilhelm is helping to enhance the undergraduate experience by drawing students into
President Andrew Jackson’s complicated character frequently pops up during 1830 as he trudges through the political and personal tumult that surrounds his second year in office. The eighth volume of “The Papers of Andrew Jackson,” a UT Knoxville series published by UT Press, includes primary documents dealing with Jackson’s opposition to the Bank of the
The Leadership Academy, a school principal training program, has announced its 2011-2012 class of participants. A collaborative venture between UT Knoxville and the Knox County Schools, the Leadership Academy prepares talented individuals to become outstanding new school principals through a full-time, intensive 15-month fellowship program.
UT Knoxville’s School of Music received a Bronze Citation of Excellence and a Silver ADDY at the 2011 ADDY Awards on Saturday at the Crowne Plaza hotel in downtown Knoxville.