When disaster strikes, nurses are on the front lines—caring for victims, managing resources, communicating information, and directing others in caring for people’s psychological and physical well-being. Yet, few educational programs offer nurses comprehensive training to lead in disaster situations worldwide. The UT Knoxville College of Nursing is accepting applications for its new Global Disaster Nursing
UT Knoxville’s VolsTeach program, which aims to produce math and science teachers to work in Tennessee’s high-need public elementary, middle, and high schools, has received a $1.2 million, five-year grant from the Robert Noyce Program of the National Science Foundation. The award is recognition of VolsTeach’s effectiveness and its emphasis on early and ongoing hands-on
The UT Parents Association’s annual Big Orange Tailgate on Saturday was a zero-waste event, and WBIR-TV was on hand to cover what was being done with the plastic bottles, aluminum cans, plates, food, and utensils. All waste from the event was either recycled or composted for the UT organic farm. Between 30 and 40 volunteers
First-year students and faculty members agree: FYS 129 seminars are a change from ordinary. Students enjoy small-group learning while transitioning to college. Professors enjoy engaging with students on topics of mutual interest while receiving $1,500 for research support. The deadline for seminar submissions is October 14.
The Office of Research is hosting the second session of a two-part workshop on how to seek funding from the Army Research Office. The session will take place on Tuesday, September 20, in the NIMBioS conference room on the fourth floor of Blount Hall.