Five of the best doctoral students in the Creative Writing Program will share their work with the community on April 22. Stephanie Duggers, Christian Anton Gerard, Tawnysha Greene, Daniel Wallace, and Ryan Woldruff will read from their work at the last Writers in the Library event of the semester. The reading will be in the
WBIR-TV Channel 10 featured the research of UT professor Dawn Coe about the benefits of playing outside for young children. Her research examines the differences in children’s energy levels when they play on a natural playground that incorporates elements like logs and flowers compared to a traditional playground with metal equipment. Coe is an assistant professor
For the fourth year in a row, Professor Joe Majdalani’s teams at the University of Tennessee Space Institute have won best papers at the sixty-fourth American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Southeastern Regional Student Conference. The UTSI teams competed against more than 200 graduate and undergraduate students in Raleigh, North Carolina.
A Knox County administrator and a Tipton County principal are the latest recipients of awards that recognize outstanding education leaders in the state. Clifford Davis Jr., executive director of secondary education for Knox County Schools, and Margaret Barber Murdock, principal at Covington High School in Tipton County, were honored by the College of Education, Health,
The College of Engineering has awarded its most prestigious honor, the Nathan W. Dougherty Award, to the namesake of its new building, John D. Tickle. Tickle is in the company of other award recipients such as IBM’s Mark Dean, who helped invent the first computer keyboard, and Howard Chambers, a vice president at Boeing.
Campus Renewal, a national Christian ministry group with a branch at UT, came up with a big idea: having campus ministries work together to create a daily prayer book. Each day features a prayer, a scripture passage, a description of the organization that submitted it, and a group of people at the university to specifically
KUB utility work will close lanes of traffic on the west side of the UT campus for the next several months. Water mains are being replaced along the west end of Volunteer Boulevard, Lake Avenue, Terrace Avenue, and Caledonia Avenue as well as several side streets in the area.