Teams of UT students have developed plans for addressing employment, nutrition, mental health, and environment issues as part of the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy’s second annual Public Policy Challenge.
NBC Nightly News featured Tyler Summitt in a segment on February 15.
As part of the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, UT Law students will offer free tax preparation help to members of the community, including staff members.
Beginning this summer, the Haslam College of Business will offer undergraduate students a selection of online courses. The Business Online Summer Session is intended to give business minors and students in other fields of study an opportunity to pursue coursework remotely.
First-Year Studies is seeking nearly 200 discussion leaders for the 2015 Life of the Mind program with the incoming first-year class.
Travis Parman, director of corporate communications for Nissan Americas and a graduate of the College of Communication and Information, will return to campus on Thursday, February 19, to talk with students about careers in public relations and to receive the University of Tennessee Accomplished Alumnus Award.
UT history professors will share their research and knowledge with high school history teachers in a half-day program of lectures and conversation.
With the energy industry changing rapidly, Tennessee should craft an energy policy that will allow the state to benefit both economically and environmentally. That’s the crux of a report done for the state by UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.
The Korean Children’s Choir will perform a free thirty-minute concert at UT on Friday, February 20. The 2:00 p.m. concert will be in the James R. Cox Auditorium of the Alumni Memorial Building.
The Washington Post interviewed Derek Alderman for an article about a plantation in Virginia. The story talked with Alderman, head of the university’s geography department, about his research into how the representation of Southern slavery at tourism sites is changing. The research is using plantations to understand ongoing debates about race relations, racism, and white
The Archaeological Research Lab is this week’s featured Partnership That Makes a Difference. The lab provides technical assistance, professional development opportunities, identification of historical remains, and assistance with museum exhibits.
David Atkins, head of branch libraries and collection logistics, and Alesha Shumar, university archivist, are the UT Libraries faculty trailblazers as part of Faculty Appreciation Week.