A New Year’s Eve phone call resulted in a UT program helping a pet owner care for his special needs dog while he was hospitalized with COVID-19.
With the new year now under way, a variety of new and continuing construction projects will greet University of Tennessee, Knoxville, faculty, staff, and students returning to campus for the spring semester. Classes begin Wednesday, January 20.
UT’s Program for Pet Health Equity works to connect underserved individuals with veterinary service providers.
Daniel Sassone spent 13 years in the US Army before coming to UT to pursue a degree in communications studies. He ended his military career after enduring a tragic year of loss—his wife, child, and father all died within a year of each other.
Ten faculty members will each have six minutes and 40 seconds to explain their unique research ranging from Nationwide commercials to neurological disorders at Mic/Nite on Wednesday, March 13.
The College of Social Work Program for Pet Health Equity has received a $2.8 million grant from Maddie’s Fund to support research and development of AlignCare.
The UT Board of Trustees approved a list of statewide capital funding requests, with the top priority projects for the UT Institute of Agriculture and UT Knoxville campuses.
People.Com featured a story about a Zoo Knoxville turtle named Patches who is now wearing a custom 3-D printed mask made by the College of Veterinary Medicine. Last year, zookeepers discovered Patches had suffered a puncture hole to her right nostril. After trying various forms of treatment, zookeepers reached out to UT veterinarians Andrew Cushing
The Access to Veterinary Care Coalition is pleased to announce a $391,420 Maddie’s Fund grant to the College of Social Work. The grant will fund a nationwide study identifying barriers to veterinary care experienced by pet owners and veterinary services providers and document existing strategies to deliver veterinary care to underserved pet owners.
The McClung Museum will host a Family Fun Day titled To Kitties’ Health, celebrating the special exhibition Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 25.
The behavior of cats—America’s most popular house pet—will be the topic of a talk by Julie Albright of the UT College of Veterinary Medicine at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 19, at McClung Museum.
Alana Joy Scudiere has written about crimes and mysteries for years, but she will soon have a hand in solving them. A published suspense novelist, she is one of the first three graduates of the University of Tennessee’s Forensic Human Identification program.