As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, nursing professor is encouraging individuals with cardiovascular disease to practice a heart-healthy lifestyle.
The U.S. Botanic Garden and the American Public Gardens Association have partnered to support urban agriculture and other urban food-growing programs at public gardens affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Across the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, faculty members stepped up to support their students during the pandemic, figuring out solutions to teach their courses and making adjustments on the fly.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty in the Department of Theatre learned in one week to teach acting classes online.
Despite spending half of spring semester apart during the pandemic, some students in Lecturer Gerald Witt’s digital news class got published and scored internships.
When the pandemic moved classes online, Lecturer Hemant Sharma of the Department of Political Science created textbook chapters with videos and real-time current event updates for students in his constitutional law class.
After the pandemic forced classes online, “We did a statewide survey about how courts were handling eviction cases in each county,” said Professor Wendy Bach in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Law.
Assistant Professor of Practice Sukey Steckel was teaching a leadership course required for students in the Master of Social Work program when the pandemic took classes online halfway through spring semester.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is among the 29 organizations and businesses partnering with Governor Bill Lee’s Economic Recovery Group to distribute more than 250,000 free and low-cost cloth face coverings across the state.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, students in the School of Music and residents of a senior living community connected on Zoom to enjoy performances of final exams.
Beyond improving an essential protective device for health care workers in the fight against COVID-19, Assistant Professor of Architecture Maged Guerguis’s response was to innovate.
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.