In her presentation, Williams described building a campus where students have the resources and community support they need to succeed, and how these strategies are paying off at UT with record graduation and retention rates.
Two seniors will travel to Ankara, Turkey and Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan to learn languages considered crucial to the United States’ future security and stability.
Jack Schwartz, a second-year political science PhD candidate at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, from Lambertsville, Michigan, will pursue Arabic in Amman, Jordan, with support from a Boren Fellowship.
UT received one of two 2022 Don Clifton Strengths for Students Awards, which recognize colleges, universities, and districts that “enable students to learn what they naturally do best and apply their strengths to thrive in school and all areas of their lives.”
Assistant Professor of Sociology Deadric Williams is one of five new William T. Grant Scholars. The program supports the professional development of promising researchers in the social, behavioral, and health sciences.
Helping UT students thrive starts with understanding and celebrating their strengths.
Plantation museums could be ideal venues for students to learn about the nation’s history of race-based slavery, but only if they stop whitewashing the horrors of what took place on their grounds.
Steve Davis’s Tuskegee Next program is training at-risk youth to be pilots.
Assistant Professor of Theatre Kathryn Cunningham explores whether Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes intentionally deepened her voice and why audiences are intrigued by it.
The History of Black Travel website highlights examples of African American tourism.
Alumna Alice Faye Duncan’s passion for storytelling began during her time as a graduate teaching assistant in the School of Information Sciences.
UT Geography Professor Derek Alderman featured in a documentary about MLK Streets.