Professors in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering have a research plan that comes with backing from a National Science Foundation RAPID Award.
Kristy Benoit Allen, a psychology professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, studies the intergenerational transmission of anxiety and how parenting behavior affects children’s anxiety.
One of the few offices on campus remaining open during the coronavirus closure is that of WUOT. However, many staff members are actually working from home.
The Student Emergency Fund allows for limited time-sensitive emergency funding for University of Tennessee, Knoxville, students experiencing financial hardship as a result of the pandemic.
Campus experts have offered several holistic approaches for students to stay healthy and motivated during this time.
“The chancellor talked to my dad—who didn’t actually go to UT but raised us as big Volunteer fans,” Mikayla Woltman said. “When I called the chancellor back, she was like, ‘I’ve been waiting for you! It’s so nice to hear from you.’”
Patricia Roberson, assistant professor of nursing, has answered several questions about how to maintain strong and healthy relationships through the duration of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lauren Akins, a 2012 nursing graduate, and her husband, country singer Thomas Rhett Akins, surprised 65 College of Nursing students during an online pharmacology class.
Aware of the shortage of personal protective equipment for medical workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, the costume shop of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Clarence Brown Theatre has begun making masks to donate.