Joan Bienvenue has been selected as the first executive director of the Oak Ridge Institute at the University of Tennessee, established last year to align the expertise and infrastructure of Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the university in support of world-leading research and talent development.
Undergraduate and graduate students in law, nursing, social work, public health, and other disciplines are stepping up and taking advantage of experiential learning opportunities offered by the university to address the opioid crisis in Tennessee.
UT’s Substance Misuse Community of Scholars is a collective of researchers working diligently to address opioid use disorder and its impact on the lives of Tennesseans.
UT System Interim President Randy Boyd announced today that he is appointing a task force to help implement a new 12-week parental leave policy. Boyd said the goal is to have a new policy in place by July 1.
Two employees whose lives have been changed by organ donation joined Chancellor Donde Plowman and UT System Interim President Randy Boyd as Boyd signed the new Laura McGinnis Policy on Organ Donation.
The partnership centers on developing lighter vehicle components made from composite materials and innovative methods of electrifying vehicles.
Survivors of sepsis—a life-threatening response to an infection—have expressed a need for advocacy and follow-up support.
The University of Tennessee has won eight awards in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III awards competition.
Green tea has always been known to have beneficial health effects, but how these effects come about has been a mystery. Now, a team collaborating across the UT System has discovered molecular mechanisms through which key chemicals in green tea work.
UT’s Board of Trustees will meet March 31–April 1, at UT Martin.
UT President Joe DiPietro presents his inaugural State of the University address in Nashville and via webcast at 4:00 p.m. EST today.
The White House Forum on Connecting Regional Innovation Ecosystems to Federal and National Labs was an opportunity for political, educational and scientific leaders to discuss ways that economic growth benefits from research facilities.