In marriage, conflict is inevitable. Even the happiest couples argue. And research shows they tend to argue about the same topics as unhappy couples: children, money, in-laws, intimacy.
In the nearly 30 years he has served as director, Jeff Chapman has led UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture through three accreditation’s by the American Alliance of Museums, a Smithsonian affiliation, and a remarkable growth period that has seen the museum welcome thousands of students.
Jay Whelan, head of UT’s Department of Nutrition, has been recognized with the Golden Achievement Award by the World Acrobatics Society and induction into the Gallery of Legends Hall of Fame.
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.
Speeding up hallway transition times may be the key to reducing hallway disruptions by elementary school students. School psychology researchers in UT’s College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences recently developed and tested a game-like intervention that successfully reduced disruptions by up to 74 percent.
Playgrounds that mimic the natural environment have physical and mental benefits for preschool children, according to a study published last month in Children, Youth, and Environments and coauthored by professors at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Samantha Ehrlich, assistant professor in the Department of Public Health, was recognized earlier this month by the American Diabetes Association.
A new program aimed at increasing the number of licensed teachers from diverse backgrounds will launch this summer in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences.
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.