A UT study suggests that communicating with children positively after spanking them can cause them to exhibit depressive symptoms. The report was originally published in the journal Child and Adolescent Mental Health and was featured recently in Wired magazine. The study posits that having a parent who is the source of both stress and comfort
As schools gear up for parent-teacher conferences, it’s important for parents to share concerns to ensure children have the greatest chance of academic success. Matt Devereaux, a child development specialist and an associate professor in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, offers suggestions to help parents navigate conversations with teachers during the conferences and
Before heading to Neyland Stadium for the Vols home opener against Georgia State on Saturday football fans are invited to focus their attention on another entertainment arena—the theater stage. Cal MacLean, professor and head of the Department of Theatre, will present Supreme Synergy on Stage: Presenting Sweeney Todd in the season’s first Pregame Showcase.
UT will again provide faculty, students, and community members with tools to start and grow their own businesses through the fall Vol Court program, which begins September 25. Vol Court is a series of one-hour workshops which will run through November 6. The final session will be a pitch competition where top presenters or teams
Renda Burkhart, 1976 alum of the UT College of Business Administration, has earned the 2012 Distinguished Accounting Alum Award from the college’s Department of Accounting and Information Management. Burkhart is the founder and president of Burkhart and Company, P.C., an accounting firm that offers financial, accounting, and tax consulting and compliance services to entrepreneurs and
It is hard to imagine a world without anesthesia. It is crucial for everything from surgery to pain management. Nurse anesthetists are often the main providers of anesthesia care. Now, a UT nurse anesthetist will be instrumental in guiding the future of nursing and advanced practice nursing care across the state. Donald Bell, a clinical
The deadline for ordering reading materials for spring courses is Monday, October 1. The UT Bookstore works hard to meet its obligation of being a full-service provider of course materials for our students. The bookstore is particularly important for scholarship students who often depend on it as the only place that can accept their financial