UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy is launching the Washington Program, a two-week intensive course in Washington, DC, this May.
“We should go to Iceland.” That’s what student Sydney Bittinger told her classmate Lauren Taylor when their architecture professor assigned their class to design a “place of immersion” in Reykjavik.
A team of engineering students has been selected to participate in NASA’s Student Launch project.
Teaching and Learning Innovation, a unit within the Division of Academic Affairs, has merged four offices—Experience Learning, the Teaching and Learning Center, the Office of Service-Learning and the Office of Online Programs.
Jacob Tankersley has spent the fall semester using Google Ad Words for Nonprofits in order to raise awareness about The Restoration House.
UT’s Land Grant Films has announced its most ambitious documentary yet: telling the story of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.
On her first day as a volunteer at East Knoxville Free Medical Clinic, UT senior Avanti Rangnekar dusted off her high school Spanish skills to translate medical information for a Latino family.
This fall, students in Philosophy 256S—one of UT’s first Experience Learning designated courses—will put their classroom lessons to work as they partner with Knoxville-area organizations that work with marginalized populations.
Three short documentaries about local Vietnam veterans made by UT journalism students will be featured at Knoxville’s First Friday event and then air on East Tennessee PBS stations in conjunction with the broadcast of Ken Burns’s new epic documentary, The Vietnam War.
Twenty-five faculty members have been chosen as the first group of Experience Learning Faculty Fellows. They will receive grants to redesign courses to fit the requirements of Experience Learning. They will also participate in an Experience Learning Summer Institute from May 22 to June 30.
Faculty development grants are now available for faculty members who want to redesign courses to fit the guidelines and assessment processes of Experience Learning.
Clayton Frazier has joined Experience Learning as risk manager.