CURENT held its Family Engineering Night at Sequoyah Elementary School last Thursday. Students and their families explored nine different exhibits, each with a hands-on engineering project.
WBIR’s Ken Schwall put on his science thinking cap and joined middle school girls at science camp. Hosted by CURENT and NIMBioS research centers, the fun and educational day camp for middle school-aged girls features activities and tours that have been planned by faculty and education staff at each center.
Starting this fall, students at UT Knoxville will be limited to dropping only four classes during the course of their undergraduate program. The more stringent policy will increase course availability for students and make more efficient use of faculty time, according to Sally McMillan, vice provost for academic affairs.
UT Knoxville’s Office of Research and the Academic Outreach and Engagement Council recently announced a new incentive grant program to fund campus outreach projects. As part of the campus’ commitment to community engagement and the scholarship of academic outreach, the two units have issued a call for proposals that may include projects, partnerships or programs
UT Knoxville and the Knox County Schools will partner to improve the lives — and education — of children at one local school, thanks to a three-year pilot project being funded by UT alumnus and Doyle High School graduate (now South-Doyle High School) Randy Boyd.
The ratings are in, and UT Knoxville’s National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, or NIMBioS, is at the top of the charts. A video about the year-old National Science Foundation research center is the most-watched video on the SEC Academic Network, a new Web site that hosts academically-oriented videos from all the schools of