Marian Roman, an associate professor of nursing at UT has been honored for her work in aiding people with mental illness in the Knoxville community. She is the recipient of the 2013 Award for Innovation from the American Psychiatric Nursing Association. The APNA recognizes nurses who exemplify excellence across the spectrum of psychiatric–mental health nursing
The Ready for the World Cafe will feature French fare on Thursday, August 8. The meal will be served family-style, with some items like appetizers displayed on the table. The cafe, which is open to the public, operates from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the UT Visitors Center, 2712 Neyland Drive. Cost is $12,
Harry “Hap” McSween, a UT professor who is a leading expert on the composition of Mars and meteorites, will be awarded the Whipple Award from the American Geophysical Union. McSween is a Chancellor’s Professor and distinguished professor of earth and planetary sciences.
The Knoxville News Sentinel featured a study being conducted by professors in the College of Nursing which will study needs of HIV/AIDS patients in Appalachia to find out more about the limited legal, emotional and medical help available to people dying of the disease in the region. The study, funded with a $420,000 grant from
UT’s Department of Anthropology is excited to announce its Disasters, Displacement, and Human Rights program formally begins in fall 2013. The need and purposed was documented by Anthropology News. “I want to do human rights and forensic anthropology, not just forensics,” said one student in the article. The student, like others, was frustrated and discouraged
Chronic harvesting of a tropical tree that many local communities in Western Africa depend on can alter the tree’s reproduction and drastically curtail fruit and seed yields over the tree’s lifetime, according to a new study from the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) at UT.