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.
In marriage, conflict is inevitable. Even the happiest couples argue. And research shows they tend to argue about the same topics as unhappy couples: children, money, in-laws, intimacy.
Jay Whelan, head of UT’s Department of Nutrition, has been recognized with the Golden Achievement Award by the World Acrobatics Society and induction into the Gallery of Legends Hall of Fame.
The Knoxville Homeless Management Information System (KnoxHMIS)’s newly released annual report—an overview of services delivered in 2018—shows a 3 percent increase in clients accessing services for the homeless.
If you ask freshman Job Dooley to describe his summer, he may need to draw you a map.
Nursing doctoral student Kayla Jones was a volunteer long before arriving on Rocky Top for classes this fall.
Researchers from UT and the University of Pennsylvania have received a grant to evaluate an innovative project that could help alleviate poverty and inequality in Stockton, California.
Whether they need to commiserate about the trials of parenthood, get advice, or simply brag about their youngsters’ achievements, today’s parents often turn to an ever-ready forum: social media.
On average, American colleges and universities with nursing programs offer about one hour of instruction in handling catastrophic situations such as nuclear events, pandemics, or water contamination crises, according to two recent studies coauthored by a nursing professor at UT.
Speeding up hallway transition times may be the key to reducing hallway disruptions by elementary school students. School psychology researchers in UT’s College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences recently developed and tested a game-like intervention that successfully reduced disruptions by up to 74 percent.