UT is examining its general education program to identify aspects of the program that are working well, as well as finding ways to make the program more valuable, cohesive, and innovative.
The Scintillation Materials Research Center in UT’s College of Engineering celebrated its first decade recently.
UT is home to some unique stuff. You’ve probably heard about the Anthropology Research Facility and the Bass Donated Skeletal Collection housed in a basement room in Neyland Stadium. While these two parts of campus are well-known curiosities, there are plenty of other eyebrow-raising things to see on Rocky Top.
The College of Arts and Sciences held its annual alumni and philanthropy awards ceremony last week to honor alumni and friends who have achieved noteworthy accomplishments in their careers and made significant contributions to advance UT and the college.
Scientists and clinicians often encounter road blocks in designing specific treatments for diseases like cancer or developmental disorders because proteins that regulate cell functions through complex mechanisms are misunderstood.
The spring 2016 Boyd Venture Challenge awarded a total of $35,000 to three UT student startup companies to advance their businesses.
The twentieth Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement (EURēCA) took place April 11–15, in Hodges Library
International bullying expert Dieter Wolke, a professor of developmental psychology and individual differences at the University of Warwick, in Coventry, England, will present “The Long Shadow Thrown by Bullying” at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, in Room 622 of the Min H. Kao Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building.
UT has been awarded a $5,000 grant to better meet the needs of students in recovery while also supporting the creation of an online map of community recovery assets. The Center for Health Education and Wellness received the grant from the nonprofit Transforming Youth Recovery.
Students in the College of Law’s Appellate Litigation Clinic recently traveled to Cincinnati to argue two cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Third-year law students Alexandra Wolff and Trey Neal received the opportunity to argue their cases after nearly a year of intense preparation supported by fellow students Cameron
After eight years as Knox County Schools Superintendent, Jim McIntyre will join UT as director of the Center for Educational Leadership effective August 1.
National Geographic interviewed history professor Daniel Feller for a story examining Andrew Jackson’s reputation and the significance of Harriet Tubman replacing the president on the twenty-dollar bill.