Five UT doctoral students have been named Tennessee Doctoral Fellows. These prestigious awards are funded by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and UT’s Graduate School.
Marcia Chavez thought she wanted to be a clinical psychologist, but after working in a research lab as an undergraduate in California, she was fascinated to learn the possible link between mental health disorders, adolescent development, and gender.
Julian Cosner, who begins his PhD studies this fall in entomology and plant pathology, has set his sights on an area that’s just taking root: pest management for the industrial hemp industry in the southeastern United States.
Since taking her first physics class and learning about electricity and magnetism, Maria Virginia White has been drawn to the study of electrons and quantum mechanics.
Nadya Vera, who begins her doctoral studies this fall in sociology, wants to be a problem solver. And it all started when she rescued a dog.
Sa’Nealdra Wiggins fell in love with the field of women’s health during an undergraduate internship. Now a fourth-year doctoral student in nutrition scheduled to graduate in May 2021, Wiggins is one of five PhD students recently honored as Tennessee Doctoral Fellows.
UT’s summer 2019 dean’s list has been posted online.
UT is set to surpass last year’s record enrollment as students begin their first day of classes today. More than 6,700 new students are expected this year, including freshmen, transfer, and Volunteer Bridge students.
Twelve days from now, UT will welcome Vol fans and visitors to Rocky Top for the first home football game of the season.
Nearly 4,000 students moved in to their new home sweet home on Rocky Top on Saturday. Volunteers from campus and community organizations helped things run smoothly; and even Chancellor Plowman lent a hand.
Hundreds of new students spent Tuesday and Wednesday getting a taste of what it means to be a Volunteer by serving communities through the Ignite Serves program.
In an effort to enhance the fan experience at home football games, UT will implement alcohol sales at Neyland Stadium starting with the Brigham Young University game on Saturday, September 7.