Across the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, faculty members stepped up to support their students during the pandemic, figuring out solutions to teach their courses and making adjustments on the fly.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty in the Department of Theatre learned in one week to teach acting classes online.
When the pandemic moved classes online, Lecturer Hemant Sharma of the Department of Political Science created textbook chapters with videos and real-time current event updates for students in his constitutional law class.
Over the past two years, a partnership between the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and UT Health Science Center has evaluated the effect of noise-induced hearing loss on students in the School of Music.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, students in the School of Music and residents of a senior living community connected on Zoom to enjoy performances of final exams.
Dinosaur bones at a much-researched quarry still hold scientific surprises says Stephanie Drumheller, University of Tennessee, Knoxville paleontologist and lead author on a study about cannibalism.
Two graduate students have received Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) awards. Since 2014, UT ranks number one in the country for SCGSR awards.
Although in-person commencement ceremonies in May had to be postponed for safety, UT will recognize graduates and their outstanding achievements over the next few weeks.
Kristy Benoit Allen, a psychology professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, studies the intergenerational transmission of anxiety and how parenting behavior affects children’s anxiety.
Karen Lloyd delivered a conference keynote address remotely—from her laptop, with her six-year-old daughter, Mary Jon, perched on her knees.
“I couldn’t let another day go by thinking about items like that in my lab, left over from old projects and just taking up room on the shelves.”
Several colleges and programs at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, earned recognition from U.S. News and World Report in its 2021 graduate school rankings.