Researchers found that food insecurity has an average prevalence of 30.5 percent among college students who responded to online surveys at 10 four-year universities in the Southern Appalachia region.
The children of women who have high glucose blood levels during pregnancy, even if their mothers are not diagnosed with gestational diabetes, are at an increased risk of developing obesity in childhood, according to a new study published in PLOS One.
Samantha Ehrlich, professor of public health at the University of Tennessee, explains how gestational diabetes can increase the risk of early childhood obesity.
This summer, UT’s Culinary Institute will offer a variety of hands-on cooking classes led by professional chefs where attendees can improve their culinary skills while expanding their palate.
A search for the next dean of the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences is under way, Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor David Manderscheid announced Tuesday.
Jordan Schools has been on a mission since she was a child. Now, with a master’s degree from UT, she’s prepared to take that mission to a new level.
Nick Giecek graduates in May with a master’s degree in recreation and sport management with a concentration in therapeutic recreation. After graduation, Giecek will take his leadership skills to Atlanta, where he will work as an adaptive sports specialist at the Shepherd Center.
Students in a hospitality and tourism class at UT spent spring semester blending classroom learning with real-world experience to improve accessibility in Knoxville’s hospitality industry.
An award-winning research and service center in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences is leading a diplomacy initiative across the United States this April to promote inclusion for people with disabilities.
Beginning in the 2019–20 academic year, UT will establish a pilot program to assess and evaluate the feasibility of access to university housing by FUTURE program students.
Pellissippi State Community College and Cumberland University saw increased enrollment and degree completion in the four years since Tennessee Promise, the state’s flagship community college access program, was launched, according to studies by UT’s Postsecondary Education Research Center.
Families and volunteers from Farragut and other parts of Knox County gathered at Farragut Primary School March 10 for an inclusive field day organized by UT’s Department of Therapeutic Recreation in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences.