A recent WBIR feature story about Knoxville’s growing homeless population includes statistics from UT’s College of Social Work.
The work of Virginia P. Moore, Tennessee’s first home demonstration agent, is documented in a new digital collection created by the UT Libraries.
The UT Leadership Academy has announced its class of fellows for the 2018–19 academic year.
Dara Carney-Nedelman, a rising senior in honors communication studies and a member of UT’s Air Force ROTC and Chancellor’s Honors Program, has received a Project Global Officer award to study the Indonesian language and travel to Indonesia.
Four UT students have received prestigious Boren Scholarship and Fellowship awards that will allow them to pursue intensive language study, internships, and research abroad and domestically over the next year.
Three students have been awarded scholarships to travel abroad to study languages that are imperative to the United States’ future security and stability. This year’s Critical Language Scholarship recipients will study Russian, Korean, and Arabic.
The Knoxville National Cemetery has served as the final resting place for many local veterans from every US conflict since the Civil War—including UT’s General Robert Neyland.
April marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. During that month, media outlets nationwide featured the research of geography professor Derek Alderman.
Derek Alderman, a cultural and historical geography professor, shared his thoughts on removing confederate monuments in an Artsy article.
Sociology assistant professor Tyler Wall commented in a story in a WXFT news article about recent 911 phone calls that result in lethal consequences for African-Americans.
Mustapha Williams fell in love with architecture while sketching the Nashville skyline as a middle school student. After five years at UT, coupled with a major scholarship award and study abroad trip, he has expanded his horizons—figuratively and literally. Williams, of Nashville, graduates Friday with a bachelor’s degree in architecture.
The Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research will be researching the effects of career technical education programs in K–12 schools to share with policymakers across the country.