Two University of Tennessee, Knoxville, professors have been honored with the Office of Naval Research (ONR) 2011 Young Investigator Program (YIP) awards, totaling more than $1 million over three years. The professors join a select group of institutions including the University of Michigan and Yale, Johns Hopkins, Harvard and Princeton universities.
Three graduate students at UT Knoxville are recipients of the 2011 National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees.
Faculty, students, and staff were recognized at the annual University of Tennessee Honors Banquet Monday at the Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center. At the banquet, the largest UT honors event of the year, Chancellor Jimmy Cheek saluted the accomplishments of key members of the campus community.
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Sally McMillan addresses policies regarding end of the semester procedures for UT Knoxville faculty, staff, and students.
The UT Police Department is celebrating National Public Safety Telecommunications Week April 11-17. Sponsored by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International and celebrated annually, National Public Safety Telecommunications Week honors the thousands of men and women who respond to emergency calls, dispatch emergency professionals and equipment, and render life-saving assistance.
This year’s International Festival at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will feature booths selling tantalizing food and entertainment ranging from juggling to Chinese acrobatics to Egyptian belly dancing. And, this year, the International Festival also will include a Celebration of Civility and Community, hosted by Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek. The festival will take place Friday,