A Greene County principal is the latest recipient of a UT Knoxville award that recognizes outstanding secondary school leaders in the state. Cindy Bowman, principal of South Greene High School in Greeneville, Tennessee, has received the William J. and Lucille H. Field Award for Excellence in Secondary School Leadership.
The Department of Psychology’s Counseling Psychology Program received the Innovation in Graduate Education Award from the American Psychological Association Board of Educational Affairs for its novel curriculum emphasizing social justice and community empowerment in 2012. The award recognizes innovative practices in graduate departments of psychology that have improved the quality of education and training.
John Utley, a senior in mechanical engineering, was a guest on WBIR-TV to talk about his involvement in EcoCAR 2. The team is working to improve fuel efficiency and reduce harmful emissions through advance vehicle technologies.
The Frank H. McClung Museum recently received its fifth accreditation from the American Association of Museums. Of the 160-plus museums statewide, McClung is one of only thirteen that are accredited. The designation is the highest national honor for a museum. Only 775 of the estimated 17,500 museums nationwide are accredited, which puts the McClung Museum
Four UT faculty members and three graduate students have received appointments as resident fellows of the University of Tennessee Humanities Center. The inaugural class of fellows for the full 2012-2013 academic year includes faculty members Flavia Brizio-Skov, Vejas Liulevicius, Mark Luprecht, and Rachelle Scott; and graduate instructors Anthony Minnema, Kyle Stephens, and Katharine Burnett.