4/15/14 10:58 am •
Four students who spent two weeks in Croatia in March produced a thirty-minute program while they were abroad. It will air on WBIR on Easter Sunday, April 20. The program will be part of the UT TODAY show that airs at 11:30 a.m. The students’ trip was part of an exchange funded by a US State Department grant and led by Professor Sam Swan.
4/16/14 2:47 pm •
UT is renewing its commitment to Project GRAD (Graduation Really Achieves Dreams) and will provide $150,000 each year for the next five years for the Project GRAD Summer Institute. Representatives from UT, Project GRAD, and the Great Schools Partnership announced the continued funding for the partnership today. This year will be the Summer Institute’s thirteenth year at the university.
4/16/14 1:46 pm •
Avery Dobbs, a senior majoring in political science with a history minor, has received a 2014–2015 Fulbright International Scholarship to teach English in Bulgaria.
4/16/14 12:35 pm •
A business that simplifies wedding registries for couples is the winner of this semester’s Vol Court pitch competition. Dave Seeman, senior in mechanical engineering and founder of Willow List, an innovative gift registry that uses crowd sourcing to fund gifts, won first place and received $1,000 to move his business forward.
4/16/14 10:08 am •
UT professor emeritus and celebrated scenic designer Bob Cothran will be awarded the Clarence Brown Theatre Society Artistic Achievement Award at this year’s Clarence Brown Theatre Gala on Sunday, June 8. Tickets are now on sale for the 6:30 p.m. gala, which will be downtown at the Standard Knoxville, 416 West Jackson Avenue.
4/15/14 2:40 pm •
Monica Black, associate professor of history, has been named a fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies. This year, sixty-five ACLS fellowships were awarded to faculty to support research in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. The winners were selected from about 1,000 applicants.
4/15/14 12:37 pm •
Running into unexpected traffic congestion could largely become a thing of the past thanks to an idea presented by College of Engineering student Jianjiang Yang. Yang, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, recently took first place at the annual Tennessee Section meeting of the Institute of Transportation Engineers.
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UT in the News
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- 4/08/14 • College of Engineering’s David Icove speaks to Canadian TV
- 4/04/14 • News Sentinel: Startup co-founded by UT grad swims on ‘Shark Tank’
- 3/21/14 • Andy White of UT Aerospace and Defense MBA Program In the News
- 3/14/14 • UT’s $4.9 million USDA Obesity Prevention Grant in the News
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