The US Department of State announced that 26 students from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, were awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships. This is UT’s highest number of Gilman recipients in a single award cycle and totals over $100,000 in scholarships.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has announced the 15 incoming students in the Haslam Scholars Program, its premier undergraduate honors program. Twelve are from Tennessee and the rest are from Kentucky, Ohio, and Texas.
UT concluded the spring semester celebrating more than 5,250 graduates over three days and 11 commencement ceremonies.
Two faculty members have been named Fulbright Scholars. One will focus on sustaining human-wildlife coexistence, the other on writing and language instruction for Deaf students.
Land Grant Films, a documentary production program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is partnering with the university’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy to create a documentary exploring American politics through the lens of Baker’s life.
The inaugural Rocky Top Business Awards will recognize the fastest-growing businesses owned or led by UT alumni. Nominations are open through August 14.
Research is revealing that fitness trackers alone can be helpful facilitators toward changing a sedentary lifestyle but don’t motivate people to increase their physical activity.
For the third year in a row, the UT Knoxville advisory board has recommended a zero percent tuition increase.
UT will host 11 commencement ceremonies May 20–22 for spring and summer 2022 graduates in Thompson-Boling Arena.
Veterinary medicine graduate Kate Stanford is improving the quality of life for working dogs through physical rehabilitation.
Fourteen UT students and recent graduates have been selected for Fulbright student awards. Three students were named alternates.
Stephanie M. Noble was selected for the honor from a group of more than a thousand business professors who received nominations from students and faculty across the country.