Body-cast sculptures. More than 5,000 handcrafted butterflies. A page-by-page illustration for a classic novel.
Marcia Chavez thought she wanted to be a clinical psychologist, but after working in a research lab as an undergraduate in California, she was fascinated to learn the possible link between mental health disorders, adolescent development, and gender.
Julian Cosner, who begins his PhD studies this fall in entomology and plant pathology, has set his sights on an area that’s just taking root: pest management for the industrial hemp industry in the southeastern United States.
Since taking her first physics class and learning about electricity and magnetism, Maria Virginia White has been drawn to the study of electrons and quantum mechanics.
Nadya Vera, who begins her doctoral studies this fall in sociology, wants to be a problem solver. And it all started when she rescued a dog.
Sa’Nealdra Wiggins fell in love with the field of women’s health during an undergraduate internship. Now a fourth-year doctoral student in nutrition scheduled to graduate in May 2021, Wiggins is one of five PhD students recently honored as Tennessee Doctoral Fellows.
Nursing doctoral student Kayla Jones was a volunteer long before arriving on Rocky Top for classes this fall.
Professors Sara Ritchey and Anne-Hélène Miller were awarded yearlong fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support their research into medieval history and literature.
Professors Lynne Parker and Adriana Moreo have been selected as 2018 American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows for their work as leading researchers and their distinguished professional service.
While many children were focused on their favorite television programs, playing kickball outside, or dressing up as princesses, UT graduate student Angelina Parrino dreamed of going to college.
After several years working for WalMart corporate headquarters, Robert Pellegrino was hungry for a different type of challenge.
Alex Houck, a senior, has received a 2014–2015 Fulbright International Scholarship to Spain. Houck will assist in molecular neurobiological research in Madrid, analyzing proteins in the brains of mice to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease. He also will take intensive Spanish courses and volunteer at a university teaching hospital.