The first Sunday in February will really be super for a student from UT’s Herbert College of Agriculture.
Two University of Tennessee, Knoxville, student startups were named to the national Student Startup Madness (SSM) pitch competition. Andy’s Beekeeping was selected for the competition’s semifinal round. Digital publication Abled Magazine was named in the competition’s initial round. Both companies were chosen from applicants representing 54 universities and colleges nationwide.
Five UT doctoral students have been named Tennessee Doctoral Fellows. These prestigious awards are funded by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and UT’s Graduate School.
The group behind a multi-state project to develop recreational, environmental, and economic opportunities along the Tennessee River will host public events in five communities across Tennessee, Alabama, and Kentucky throughout July and August.
Karlie Jeffers’s idea of business casual: waders and snorkeling gear or hiking boots. Jeffers will graduate on May 9 from the Hebert College of Agriculture with a major in wildlife and fisheries.
UT graduate Stephen (Alex) Crockett, of Jamestown, Tennessee, is pursuing a master’s degree in agriculture and rural development at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom on a Fulbright Student Award.
Kristina Kravchenko is one of the two top graduates of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at UT—but that’s not even her most amazing feat. A Knoxville native, Kravchenko is graduating with her bachelor’s degree at 17 years old. Records indicate she’s one of the youngest UT graduates ever.
Two water experts from UT will be panelists at this month’s Southeastern Conference Academic Conference.
Jennifer DeBruyn, associate professor of bioengineering, will present “Life After Death: Microbial Ecology of Human Decomposition” at this week’s Science Forum at noon Friday.
UT’s College of Architecture and Design continues its 2016–17 Robert B. Church Memorial Lecture Series Monday, February 20, with Brad Collett, assistant professor in the School of Landscape Architecture and Department of Plant Sciences.
February 12 marks the 208th birthday of Charles Darwin, the biologist who shaped the way scientists study life on earth.
Graduate hooding will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 8, and undergraduate commencement will take place at 4 p.m. on Friday, December 9. Both events will be held in Thompson-Boling Arena. The university will award 1,136 undergraduate degrees, 661 graduate degrees, and six law degrees. Also during the undergraduate ceremony ROTC cadets will