Ben Granger, former dean of the College of Social Work, passed away January 9 following complications from an illness. He was eighty-three.
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Michelle Johnson, an alumna of the Department of Political Science was surprised last week with a $25,000 national award for excellence in teaching.
The Knoxville News Sentinel featured the efforts of students and faculty from the College of Architecture and Design as they help Haiti rebuild following a devastating earthquake that rocked the island nation five years ago. Since 2010, students and faculty have designed a secondary school, housing, and a clinic that are now in various stages of construction.
Affect Magazine recently highlighted a new UT pilot program that is training young businesspeople to use sophisticated Web advertising and analytics tools, and also teaching them the value of giving back to their community. Students in the Business Analytics and Statistics program are learning to use Google AdWords, a set of tools for targeting Web advertising to
Leaders from the Haslam College of Business were part of a featured panel discussion at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Science and Technology Forum and Exposition this week.
The Landscape Architecture program continued its tradition of community-engaged studio work this fall by partnering with the City of Cleveland, Tennessee.
The News Sentinel featured noted biologist Edward O. Wilson in a recent article. Wilson held a conversation with staff and students last week and also was the fall commencement keynote speaker. Read the story here.
Throughout his career, Edward O. Wilson has discovered more than 450 ant species and is now regarded as the founder of sociobiology. Today, UT awarded him the Honorary Doctor of Science and Letters degree in ecology and evolutionary biology from the College of Arts and Sciences during the fall commencement ceremony. This is the eighth honorary degree the university has granted.
The Culinary Program will host an information session Tuesday, December 9, for those interested in sharpening their culinary arts skills or taking them to the next level. The 6:00 p.m. event will be held on the fourth floor of the UT Conference Center, 600 Henley Street. A second information session will be at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 6.
DataInformed, a leading industry publication, recently featured UT’s business analytics students and their work using data to help nonprofits. Read more here.