Twenty College of Social Work students in late March attended United Nations conferences to develop skills and gain knowledge about best practices to address important global issues. The students participated in the Global Social Work Student Conference and the twenty-ninth Annual Social Work Day at the United Nations in New York City.
Tennessee teachers are wrapping up their first school year under a new evaluation system. A discussion and public forum will explore the changes and their impact on East Tennessee schools. UT public radio station WUOT 91.9 FM and the Southern Education Desk will host “Making the Grade: Tennessee’s Teacher Evaluations” on Thursday, May 10. The
This fall, fifteen high school seniors will enter the university as the 2012 class of Haslam Scholars, the university’s premier, four-year scholarship program. The group includes the program’s first male scholar-athlete, swimmer Ben Miller, and Franco D’Aprile, the sibling of a current Haslam Scholar.
The Knoxville News Sentinel covered an outreach science event conducted by UT’s CURENT Engineering Research Center at Whittle Springs Middle School. About fifty students got the chance to learn about engineering and see it up close and personal as part of a partnership the school has with CURENT, which promotes electrical engineering and research through
It’s time to begin submitting your events, activities, speakers, and programs to be included in the Ready for the World Passport for the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year. Faculty, staff, and students are urged to use an electronic form to quickly and easily provide information about events related to the international and intercultural
A gathering of friends will take place at the Frank H. McClung Museum at 4:00 p.m., Sunday, May 6, in honor of curator Elaine Altman Evans who died this spring. The museum’s Egyptian gallery will be named in her honor. Altman died March 17. She joined the McClung Museum in 1971 and was curator for
The Knoxville News Sentinel covered the news of UT’s election of a professor to the National Academy of Sciences. Daniel Simberloff is a distinguished ecology and evolutionary biology professor and only the second UT faculty to be honored by the National Academy of Sciences.
Honors and awards for UT Knoxville faculty and graduate students.