Japanese good-luck flags, yosegaki hinomaru, were small national flags, often inscribed with short messages wishing victory, safety, and good luck, given by friends and family to Japanese servicemen in World War II to carry as mementos from home. After the war, many flags came back with American soldiers as souvenirs.
Through a grant from the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund, the UT Institute of Agriculture and Colpos Cordóba will launch an academic exchange program in Mexico.
For David Leventhal, the coronavirus pandemic hit during an already challenging time. The Student Emergency Fund and Center for Career Development and Academic Exploration helped him navigate a tough situation to become a full-time teacher.
A two-year project, funded by a $399,098 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grant, will delve into the lives of early career researchers around the world to better understand how the pandemic is affecting their work and role in the academic community.
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 John Metz looked at remote learning programs, he was drawn to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Information Sciences program, especially the digital and curation curriculum of Assistant Professor Carolyn Hank.
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.