Journalism PhD student Charli Kerns has fought her way through whitewater rapids and cascaded over waterfalls in her canoe. Knowing that adrenaline rush, she doesn’t get too stressed out over research, writing, or teaching a class.
The new Knox Promise initiative announced last week will provide additional financial and coaching support to help students succeed in college, and UT’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research will study the effects of the new pilot program.
Blake Turpin, a rising junior and Haslam Scholar, was selected to participate in a Fulbright UK Summer Institute.
UT’s undergraduate commencement and graduate hooding ceremonies will be held May 8–11.
The Office of Sustainability held its annual Environmental Leadership Awards on Wednesday, April 24, to recognize students, faculty, staff, and community members who demonstrate exceptional environmental leadership in their everyday lives.
Jenny Retherford, senior lecturer in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, established a senior design project aimed to develop barriers on the Natchez Trace Parkway Bridge.
A group of students from UT’s Haslam College of Business participated in Amazon, Inc.’s celebration of its new $230 million Nashville Operations Center of Excellence, which will create 5,000 jobs.
With a record-setting 19 students receiving US Fulbright Student Awards last year, UT ranks fourth among public research universities and 12th among all research universities, tying with Harvard University.
A faculty member and a team of students from UT’s College of Communication and Information will be providing real-time analysis of Super Bowl LIII’s commercials for WLVT on Sunday.
An average of 1,200 students a year in the Haslam College of Business earn a Bloomberg Market Concepts certification, which allows them to use the college’s 20 terminals.
UT School of Music graduate student Kevork Esmeryan spent part of January traveling to schools around the Knoxville area playing violins once played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust.
Researchers at UT have discovered the largest individual of any cave salamander in North America, a 9.3-inch specimen of Berry Cave salamander.