Fifty University of Tennessee, Knoxville, undergraduate students from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering prepared for most of the year to compete in the 2011 American Society of Civil Engineers Southeast Student Conference, and they took home first place overall.
Michael Handelsman has been named the faculty director of the Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships at UT Knoxville. Handelsman, a professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, will help students apply for nationally competitive awards such as the Fulbright, Goldwater, Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Udall, and Gates-Cambridge scholarships.
To celebrate Earth Month and UT’s re-energized Switch Your Thinking energy saving effort, several Volunteers worked together to produce a new music video. While Smokey is always the star of every show, we hope you enjoy the performances of our students and staff and heed the message of the song, which was written especially for
Today marks the beginning of Earth Month as well as a change in the way our campus purchases electricity. Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek outlines TVA’s new rate structure, which aims to reduce overall consumption during high energy use times, and what the campus community can do to help.
The first month’s results are in –- and the news is good. Faculty, staff and students have helped to reduce our campus’s overall energy consumption by 0.8 percent.
Sister Helen Prejean, the internationally known anti-death-penalty activist whose work was made into a Hollywood film, will speak at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, during Human Rights Week, April 4-8. The week’s events are sponsored by the UT Knoxville chapter of Amnesty International and the departments of Sociology and Religious Studies. The events will cover
April is Earth Month, and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is seeing green with a month’s worth of events to celebrate. Departments from across the campus will participate, sponsoring lectures, film screenings and other activities.
Looking to introduce healthy habits into your life but don’t know where to start? Plenty of information and ideas will be available during Wellness Week, starting Monday, April 4, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.