UT’s College of Engineering has established an endowed deanship in honor of Dean Wayne Davis. This is the first deanship for the college and second for the university. The $3 million endowed deanship is a visible affirmation of the importance of Davis’s great leadership in the academic enterprise.
The timeless classic A Christmas Carol will be brought to life for the deaf and hard-of-hearing community during a sign language-interpreted performance of the play next month. UT’s Clarence Brown Theatre is offering Deaf Night at the Theatre on Wednesday, December 4. For tickets, call 865-974-5161 or visit the Clarence Brown Theatre.
Although fall semester is almost finished, you might already be planning ways to improve your academic success this spring. The Student Success Center can help you achieve your goals with tutoring options, academic coaching, and workshops throughout the semester.
Chris Cherry, an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, wrote an article for The Guardian. Cherry has done extensive research on electric bikes in China and launched UT’s electric bike sharing system. His article reviews observations of increased e-bike use in China, a country badly inflicted by pollution. Cherry summarizes that
Before the Vols’ football game against Vanderbilt on Saturday, fans can learn about the past, present, and future of scientific computing at the College of Arts and Sciences Pregame Showcase. Steven Wise, associate professor of mathematics, will discuss the evolution of scientific computing and look at the challenges that lie ahead beginning at 5:00 p.m.
The Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center and the Graduate School have collaborated to create the Graduate Teaching Certification Program. The deadline for applying to be part of the inaugural cohort is Monday, November 25. Applicants may download the online application and submit the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Potential participants will be sent a departmental recommendation
The Office of the Provost is accepting applications for the position of director of the Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center. The center is currently under the direction of professor David Schumann, who will step down from that role on December 31. This is an internal search, and the committee seeks to make its recommendation to