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For nearly a year, 2,570 miles separated Madeleine Beatty from her 5-year-old daughter, Mathilde.
The past year has been an amazing year of exciting changes, innovative research, and powerful personal stories at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
A group of UT students spent this fall delving into the lives of Cherokees who called East Tennessee home in the 1800s, before they were forcibly removed and relocated west of the Mississippi River. The students’ research and recovery of the lost stories of Cherokee people could be translated into the Cherokee language and become children’s books.
Their cries are soul-piercing. Their bodies writhe uncontrollably. Their addiction to drugs is passed on to them by their mothers. The disease is called neonatal abstinence syndrome, and physician and soon-to-be UT graduate Geogy Thomas is determined to help pregnant women in East Tennessee detox.
Graduation has been a long time coming—eight years, to be exact—for a UT doctoral graduate who will walk across the stage in just a few days.
The Graduate Hooding ceremony kicks off commencement activities at 4:30 p.m. Thursday in Thompson-Boling Arena. The undergraduate commencement ceremony is at 9:00 a.m. Friday. Both ceremonies will be webcast online. More than 2,300 students will graduate this fall—1,795 undergraduates and 568 graduate and professional program students.
Bradford Reszel and Sara La Haie are graduating this week, but their efforts will help UT freshmen for years to come. La Haie was the first student director of Ignite, a leadership and service program for first-year students.
Freshmen enrolled in a first-year studies course at UT will gain firsthand experience at radio broadcasting today.
WBIR-TV Channel 10 highlighted UT graduate student Todd Pierson in a story about species of salamanders in the Smokies. The national park is home to thirty different species, making it informally the Salamander Capital of the World, according to the news outlet.