With the new year now under way, a variety of new and continuing construction projects will greet University of Tennessee, Knoxville, faculty, staff, and students returning to campus for the spring semester. Classes begin Wednesday, January 20.
A study conducted by Stanford University researchers named 156 UT faculty members among the top 2 percent of scientists in the world for research citations.
Ashley M. Stokes named as the new dean of UT Extension in the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture. She is the first woman to serve as dean of UT Extension in its more than 100 years of service to Tennesseans.
Through a grant from the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund, the UT Institute of Agriculture and Colpos Cordóba will launch an academic exchange program in Mexico.
UTIA researchers have been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to evaluate if growing biomass for jet fuel may become a viable option for farmers, a potential game changer for farming communities.