One in five Tennesseans will be 65 or older by 2040 and the state’s population is estimated to grow by more than 1 million people during that same period, according to the 2018–2070 population projections released this week by the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research in the Haslam College of Business.
Stable democracies have long been tied to the cultural values of citizens. But the stability of democracies worldwide could be vulnerable if certain cultural values decline, according to a new study published in Nature Human Behavior.
Students at Knoxville’s South-Doyle High School are exploring careers in architecture, construction science, and engineering this year as part of a new mentorship program.
November 16–24 is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. UT will participate in the week, hosting several events to raise awareness about resources on campus that help combat food insecurity and meet the needs of students.
Amber Roessner, associate professor in UT’s College of Communication and Information’s School of Journalism and Electronic Media, has interviewed Jimmy Carter and written a book about him.
Three UT students were honored by the Knoxville News Sentinel for excellence in leadership, entrepreneurship, and innovation in the 2019 Knox.biz 20 Under 20 awards.
Melanie Faizer encourages her digital news reporting students to fill gaps in local journalism by sleuthing out hard-hitting stories on significant news topics.
UT has selected Ellen McIntyre, dean of the Cato College of Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, as the next dean of the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences. She will join the university January 21, 2020.
Sixteen students in a documentary production class at UT have spent much of the fall semester at Oak Ridge National Laboratory doing interviews and filming to make a 30-minute documentary about the Spallation Neutron Source.
A new study led by Anne Conway, the new Urban Child Institute Endowed Professor in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Social Work, shows that large disparities in executive function exist among children even before they begin formal schooling.
Each spring, professor Rob Heller from UT’s School of Journalism and Electronic Media in the College of Communication and Information takes his advanced photojournalism students to LaFollette, Tennessee, to find and photograph stories in the Campbell County community of 7,000, about 45 miles north of Knoxville.
More people die during tornadoes in the Southeast than anywhere else in the United States. And still, a lot of people have misconceptions about their risk of being impacted by tornadoes, according to a new study published in PLOS One by researchers at UT.