In honor of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, the World Health Organization designated 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Nursing has spent the past 12 months honoring Nightingale (1820–1910). Here’s how the year unfolded.
For two decades, professor Tim Ezzell and his students have led dozens of community projects in Appalachian communities across Tennessee as part of a federal applied research program to spur economic development in the region.
More than 200 University of Tennessee, Knoxville faculty, staff, and student volunteers assembled 50,000 wellness kits containing masks and gaiters to keep members of the campus community safe prior to the start of the fall semester.
This year, 13 of the 15 students in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s most prestigious undergraduate academic scholars program are from Tennessee.
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.
Students received a big surprise Thursday when Peyton Manning dropped in on John Haas’ Communication Studies Senior Capstone class.
UT announced a student emergency fund to provide financial assistance to students in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In labs across campus, faculty and staff are fabricating face-shield headbands and other personal protective gear for use by Tennessee medical professionals.
University classes are online and UT Libraries’ collections and services are available to help them.
Karen Lloyd delivered a conference keynote address remotely—from her laptop, with her six-year-old daughter, Mary Jon, perched on her knees.
“I couldn’t let another day go by thinking about items like that in my lab, left over from old projects and just taking up room on the shelves.”
The Knox County Health Department confirmed today that a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, staff member has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).