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.
Blake Turpin, a rising junior and Haslam Scholar, was selected to participate in a Fulbright UK Summer Institute.
Students of all backgrounds are experiencing firsthand the benefits of academic coaching, tutoring, and supplemental instruction, according to a study published by researchers with UT’s Student Success Center.
A new program aimed at increasing the number of licensed teachers from diverse backgrounds will launch this summer in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences.
Danica McKellar, author of Imagination Library selection Goodnight, Numbers and actress most recognized for her critically-acclaimed roles on The Wonder Years and The West Wing, lent her voice to Land Grant Films’ upcoming documentary, The Library That Dolly Built.
Two UT engineering students have been named 2019–2020 Goldwater Scholars. The most prestigious undergraduate STEM scholarships in the United States, Goldwater Scholarships are awarded to college sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering.
UT students Brooklyn Battle and Ryan White have received prestigious David L. Boren Scholarships to study abroad.
The University of Tennessee has partnered with the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to launch a new leadership institute focused on the unique challenges and solutions around Appalachia’s economic development.