UT Culinary Program students catered and served lunch to 120 American Red Cross volunteers last week. WATE-TV Channel 6 featured the students’ efforts in this story.
The Construction Industry Research and Policy Center recently received $20,000 from Amerisure Insurance Company to further its work. The center is dedicated to construction safety research to reduce injuries and fatalities. The center is based in the College of Business Administration. Several media outlets featured the news. They include: WATE-TV Channel 6 WDEF-TV News 12 WRCB News
The UT chapter of the American Institute of Architecture Students will host the largest architecture student conference of the year in Nashville this winter. Registration is now open for the AIAS Forum, which will be held December 29 through January 1.
Before Fort Sanders was a densely populated neighborhood and restaurant and retail hub, it was known for the bitter clash between Confederate and Union soldiers with the South unsuccessfully trying to siege Knoxville. An effort by researchers at UT Knoxville will make sure this important piece of history does not forever fade into the metropolis.
UT has received another boost to its efforts to preserve state history. The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded $345,000 to the UT Libraries for phase three of the Tennessee Newspaper Digitization Project.