Kathy Kidd, associate director of the UT Early Learning Center for Research and Practice, offers these suggestions for helping children learn to be thankful and cheerful in the midst of the holiday rush.
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Monthly employees who are paid on sponsored projects are required to certify their effort, either through IRIS or the web application. An improved interface will soon be available for persons who certify their effort on the web.
Four students will be spending the spring semester working in Tennessee congressional offices as part of UT’s Congressional Internship Program.
The UT Police Department will hold its annual employee awards Friday, December 19, to recognize members who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. The media is invited to attend the event.
Mark Dean, a professor in the College of Engineering and an icon in the world of personal computing, has added another title to his already prestigious career: National Academy of Inventors Fellow for 2014.
As the temperatures drop, staff member Beth Meko and two friends are heating up their efforts to collect blankets for the needy in Knoxville.
The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Governor Bill Haslam as one of its top nine influencers in higher education for 2014. Haslam is highlighted for his efforts to increase Tennesseans’ access to higher education, particularly through his “Drive to 55” campaign—an effort to get 55 percent of the state’s resident to earn college degrees—and
The College of Engineering and Eastman have built upon the momentum of their partnership by naming two new professors of practice. Yan Xu and Matthew Young received the designation as part of the company’s $2 million-plus commitment to the college.
A dog teaching students how to read may sound silly. But Boudreaux, a big, fluffy, white rescue dog from Louisiana—accompanied by the UT staff member who owns him—spends one morning each week giving students the encouragement they need to excel in the classroom.
When an accomplished faculty member takes a new position with another institution, it typically isn’t cause for celebration. However, when that institution is the National Science Foundation and the professor can continue working with their school—as is the case with UT’s Lynne Parker—it is a double bonus for the university.