A graduate student who has raised awareness through his research about the abuse of pain pills among college athletes and how to address and prevent the addiction will be featured in a documentary this month.
Graduate teaching associate Laura Lemon found herself in an interesting spot at last week’s Medal of Honor Town Hall at UT. On one side of her sat her public relations students, eagerly taking notes to write a press release about the event. On the other side sat her father, Medal of Honor recipient Peter Lemon.
Constitution Day is Wednesday, September 17, and the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy will celebrate the day with a full slate of activities, capped off with a discussion featuring Governor Bill Haslam and former Governor Phil Bredesen.
Two graduate students are traveling the globe for research while making UT history as the university’s first recipients of National Geographic Young Explorers Grants. Yanan (Nancy) Li, a doctoral candidate in geography, and Todd Pierson, a graduate student in ecology and evolutionary biology, are the first UT students to receive the grant which supports students pursuing field projects in research, exploration, and conservation.
Tennessee and Florida fans will have a chance to compete more than two and a half weeks before the two football teams face off in Neyland Stadium at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville on Saturday, October 4.
A ceremony will be held Saturday, September 13, in Lenoir City to rename a section of Interstate 75 in honor of the deceased son of a UT employee. The section of highway will be named in honor of Lance Corporal William C. Koprince Jr., who died while serving in the US Marine Corps in Iraq. His mother, Bernice Koprince, works in the UT Department of History.
Libby Hicks is the newest staff members to join the Division of Student Life, starting her position as wellness coordinator in the Center for Health Education and Wellness earlier this month. Libby will coordinate the Volunteers Speak Up! initiative and will oversee the Vols 2 Vols peer health educator group.
The College of Engineering and the College of Business Administration’s supply chain management program rose in national rankings, according to the
The College of Architecture and Design will host an open house on Saturday, September 20. The event will give prospective undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to learn about the college’s programs in interior design, landscape architecture, and architecture.
Two acclaimed adventurers will be on campus on Saturday, September 20, to share their stories and encourage aspiring scientists and explorers.