Growing up in a family of UT fans, Keely Williams always felt the Volunteer spirit of service, with a personal goal of helping children and families in East Tennessee. She graduates this week with a BA in psychology.
As a deputy state librarian at the Library of Virginia in Richmond, John Metz is surrounded by history. For one episode of Who Do You Think You Are?, he informed pop star Hilary Duff that she is descended from Virginia’s pre-Revolutionary Lieutenant Governor Alexander Spotswood, who himself traced his roots to King Robert the Bruce
For two decades, professor Tim Ezzell and his students have led dozens of community projects in Appalachian communities across Tennessee as part of a federal applied research program to spur economic development in the region.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, recently helped promote the state of Tennessee as a destination for international students by co-hosting a webinar for international academic advisors as part of the US Department of State’s annual EducationUSA Forum.
Karns Middle School music teacher Kami Lunsford, a 2006 music education alumna, was named Tennessee Teacher of the Year for the 2020–21 academic year.
The UT Culinary and Catering Program offers a Fundamental Cooks Program, also called culinary boot camp, through UT Conferences and Non-Credit Programs. The instruction is funded by the Knoxville Leadership Foundation’s KnoxWorx workforce development program, which offers vocational courses in high-demand fields including construction, health care, welding, manufacturing, and customer service.
Newspaper publishers, editors, writers, and designers won top awards today in the Tennessee Press Association’s 2020 newspaper contest cosponsored by UT, which has been a part of the annual event since 1940.
This fall, Deaf Studies faculty will train more than 400 undergraduate students in American Sign Language and prepare approximately 75 undergraduate interpreters and preservice teachers to serve as educators.
UT’s Program for Pet Health Equity works to connect underserved individuals with veterinary service providers.
Three faculty from the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences were recently awarded a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Computer Science for All program.
The Academy for Global Scholars, a program that provides first-year students with a unique opportunity for global engagement and individual growth, has welcomed 23 students into its inaugural class.
A federal grant will offer agricultural workforce development to prepare students to fill expected gaps in the nation’s food, agriculture, and related industries.