Joy Harjo, an award-winning poet, musician, and author whose works reflect her Muscogee Creek tribal heritage, will be coming to UT in the fall of 2016 as the new Chair of Excellence in Creative Writing.
Brightspace Desire2Learn will present its demonstration in two sessions at 8:30–10:00 a.m. and 1:30–3:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 2, in Room 213, Hodges Library.
The Media Relations team is looking for stories about interesting students graduating in December to feature in Tennessee Today and to promote to the media at commencement time.
Three candidates seeking to become director of the Experience Learning initiative will visit campus in early December. Each will make a public presentation for the campus community while they are here.
In December, UT’s Haslam College of Business will take eighteen first-year business students to study abroad in Cuba. The program, led by George Drinnon and Andrew Seidler in the college’s undergraduate programs office, will take place in Havana December 11–19.
Jessica Hay, assistant professor of psychology, was recently awarded a five-year, $1.3 million dollar NIH grant for “Infant Statistical Learning: Resilience, Longevity, and Specificity.”
Students and staff in the Center for Health, Education, and Wellness created a time-lapse video of themselves painting the Rock to thank the campus community for their participation in the Red Zone awareness event in September.
The UT System recently adopted a policy that reiterates its commitment to providing and supporting a teaching and learning environment that is accessible to all.
Officials from Knox County Schools and the College of Engineering met to discuss trends in education, programs and possibilities within the college, and the needs and ideas of current high school students.
Cong Trinh, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at UT, has become a nationally recognized researcher for his work on bioengineering processes capable of turning waste products into commercial goods.