Have announcements to publicize in the Humanities and Social Sciences Building? Post them in style. New back-lit magnetic boards are available in lounge and study areas and are also dispersed throughout the hallways. Round magnets will be available to pin up posters.
Taylor Eighmy, senior vice president for research at Texas Tech University, has been named vice chancellor for research and engagement for UT. Eighmy, 56, will begin October 2. He brings strong experience in growing research programs at Texas Tech University and the University of New Hampshire.
Teaching children responsibility is key to helping them develop positive habits as they grow into dependable, mature adults. Some parents and teachers might find the task difficult. Matt Devereaux, a child development specialist and associate professor in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, offers tips to parents and teachers as they work with children,
A UT master’s program that has trained hundreds of Tennessee’s government and nonprofit managers has been expanded to better serve the industry. This fall, UT began offering a new Master of Public Policy and Administration through a partnership between the Baker Center and the College of Arts and Science’s political science department.
Hanno Weitering is the new department head in physics and astronomy. Weitering has a joint UT/ORNL appointment as professor and is associate director of the Joint Institute for Advanced Materials. Before coming to UT Knoxville in 1993, he spent two years as a Benjamin Franklin Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, working in the research
The German Saturday School of Knoxville is currently enrolling students of all ages and proficiency levels for the 2012-13 school year. The school was founded by UT faculty in 2004. Since that time, it has served the Knoxville community by offering German classes for children, teenagers, and adults.