Tennessee’s Economic Recovery Group has called upon the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy and the university’s Social Work Office of Research and Public Service to assist in the collection and analysis of survey data.
During the pandemic, alumni of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Social Work are finding new ways to provide essential human services to their communities.
Neither app was developed with a pandemic in mind, but both University of Tennessee, Knoxville inventors believe their technology can support individuals indirectly or directly affected by the pandemic.
“Along with the educational learning UT has provided, this program has been a life-changing experience for me,” Jazmynn Hardy says.
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.
The Bridge Mobile App for Burn Patients provides patients with instruction, encouragement, and essential biopsychosocial rehabilitation after discharge.
This year’s Black History Month celebration marks milestone anniversaries for the Frieson Black Cultural Center and the Office of Multicultural Student Life.
In an effort to enhance local conservation efforts and help residents who live in a flood-prone area of the city, three UT faculty members will work with a group of homeowners to install rain gardens in the Edgewood Park neighborhood of Knoxville.
Increasingly, older adults are single and either have no children or live a considerable distance away from their grown children. They try to stay fit and take a more holistic approach to their health. They want to live independently as long as possible. At the same time, many are lonely.
Intimate partner abuse can have long-lasting effects. Even when the abuse happens early in one’s life, the damage may carry through until old age and can lead to heightened risk of depression and thoughts of suicide.
A new study led by Anne Conway, the new Urban Child Institute Endowed Professor in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Social Work, shows that large disparities in executive function exist among children even before they begin formal schooling.
More people die during tornadoes in the Southeast than anywhere else in the United States. And still, a lot of people have misconceptions about their risk of being impacted by tornadoes, according to a new study published in PLOS One by researchers at UT.