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.
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.