As a professor of entomology and plant pathology at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, DeWayne Shoemaker knows where the magic of Valentine’s Day chocolate boxes truly begins.
Graduates from the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, had one of the highest first-time pass rates in the 2020 National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN)—98.5 percent.
A New Year’s Eve phone call resulted in a UT program helping a pet owner care for his special needs dog while he was hospitalized with COVID-19.
An academic service-learning opportunity led four nursing students to leave a meaningful impact on the care and education of residents at Love Towers.
Professor Michael Mason’s idea for communicating with 18- to 25-year-olds with identified cannabis-use disorders is to text them. The texts ask questions like “How is your mood today?” and “What is your stress level?”
A study led by Assistant Professor Samantha Ehrlich finds that at least 38 minutes of moderate exercise per day during the first trimester of pregnancy may lower risk of developing gestational diabetes.
A study conducted by Stanford University researchers named 156 UT faculty members among the top 2 percent of scientists in the world for research citations.
In honor of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, the World Health Organization designated 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Nursing has spent the past 12 months honoring Nightingale (1820–1910). Here’s how the year unfolded.
While scientists agree that most biological diversity originated in the tropics, the jury is still out on how tropical species diversity formed and how it is maintained. A new study by UT researchers published in Science addresses these long-standing questions.
In spring semester 2021, students in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Nursing will get firsthand experience testing out a new virtual health care app designed by a team of faculty and students from across campus.
Researchers at UT Knoxville and the University of Texas at Austin have a new hypothesis about our solar system’s early years—and they weren’t peaceful.
This month the American Association for the Advancement of Science announced the election of Joshua Fu and Gladys Alexandre as 2020 AAAS Fellows.