Independent Magazine has highlighted the work of UT professors and filmmakers Ashley Maynor and Paul Harrill. The duo recently debuted a web documentary, The Story of Stuff, about grief and mourning. Read the story here. Maynor is a UT digital humanities librarian. Harrill is an associate professor in the School of Art.
Two open forums will be held for the campus community to ask questions of the two finalists for the position of Vice Provost for Academic Affairs.
The Leadership Academy has announced its next cohort class for the 2015–2016 academic year. The academy is a collaborative venture between UT and Knox County Schools that prepares individuals to become new school principals.
This summer, the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering will see three of its own—Justine Barry, Carol Miselem, and Meghan Green—head to Houston to work in various roles at the Johnson Space Flight Center.
A social work graduate has played a big role in helping elementary school students in her community be better prepared for disasters and emergencies.
UT’s Veterans Resource Team will distribute 1,500 Buddy Poppies for faculty, staff, and students to wear the week of Memorial Day, May 25–29. Last year, the group gave out 1,000 poppies with more than 500 additional requests.