Posts By: Brandy Norwood

Katy Chiles

Katy Chiles Assistant Professor English Expertise: Katy Chiles can discuss African-American literature, early American studies and critical race theory. Her research focuses on how late 18th century beliefs about the potential mutability of the racialized body structures the way that early American literary texts characterize racial difference. Expertise Categories: African-American Literature | Early American |

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T. Russell Crook

T. Russell Crook Assistant Professor Management Expertise: T. Russell Crook is an expert on international strategic management and enhancement. His research focuses on identifying the key levers that managers use in organizations to enhance performance. He has worked with several Fortune 500 companies and nonprofit organizations. Expertise Categories: International Strategic Management | Organization Enhancement Contact

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Karla McKanders

Karla McKanders Associate Professor Law Expertise: Karla McKanders’ research focuses on civil rights, immigration and asylum law and policy. She can discuss the constitutionality of recent state and local laws targeting immigrants as well as the legal connections between past discriminatory laws and current anti-immigrant legislation.  Expertise Categories: Civil Rights | Asylum Law | Immigration

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Annette Wszelaki

Annette Wszelaki Assistant Professor Plant Sciences Expertise: Annette Wszelaki is the UT Vegetable Extension Specialist and has statewide responsibilities for developing a comprehensive educational program in commercial vegetable production. The main focuses of her extension program include production and variety recommendations, diversifying production, developing alternative crops, organic and sustainable production, crop sensory and nutrition evaluations

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Richard Harris, Award-Winning NPR Science Correspondent to Speak at UT Knoxville March 16

Richard Harris, award-winning science correspondent for National Public Radio, will give the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s annual Alfred and Julia Hill Lecture at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 16, in the Shiloh Room of the University Center. Harris will speak on “Covering Climate Change in a Changing Media Climate.” The program is free and open to the public.

UT Audiology Students to Raise Money through Golf Tournament

The Student Academy of Audiology (SAA) is seeking participants for its golf tournament, a fundraiser for the club’s community service work. The tournament begins at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 20, at Three Ridges Golf Course. The event raises money for the Sertoma Center, a facility that serves adults with developmental disabilities, and also helps fund the SAA’s annual open house that provides free hearing and speech screenings for the community.

Xiaopeng Zhao

Xiaopeng Zhao Assistant Professor Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering Expertise: Xiaopeng Zhao can discuss cardiovascular mechanics, nonlinear dynamics and control, computational biology and infectious disease modeling. Expertise Categories: Computational Biology | Engineering | Cardiovascular Mechanics Contact Information: Email: Phone: 865 974-7682

Registration Deadline Extended for Nursing’s NightinGala

The College of Nursing at UT Knoxville, one of the largest nursing programs in the state, is asking the public to help ensure its ability to graduate as many nurses as it can to help alleviate the state’s nursing shortage. The college is hosting a special fundraising event, called the NightinGala, to support its programs and meet the growing need for nurses. The inaugural event will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at Hunter Valley Farm in Knoxville.