Knoxville-area faculty, staff, and retirees are invited to Picnic on the Plaza, to be held from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 1, at the Humanities Amphitheater. Hosted by Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek with support from the Institute of Agriculture, the Institute for Public Service, and President Joe DiPietro, the Picnic on the Plaza is a special event to celebrate UT’s faculty and staff and thank them for their service and excellence.
Then a visiting assistant professor at Virginia Tech, Ashley Maynor, filmmaker and UT digital librarian, was on campus in Blacksburg when the flood of condolence cards, teddy bears, and other things began pouring into the area.
The Leadership Program provides participants an opportunity to learn about best practices in leadership while enhancing their understanding of the mission and function of various units on campus.
WVLT’s Melissa Lee interviewed Cheryl Greenacre, professor of small animal clinical science in the veterinary teaching hospital, about the dangers of handling wildlife.
With the world’s largest science project now smashing particles again after a two-year pause, UT researchers will play a role in experiments that could challenge the accepted understanding of the universe.
Rentique, a Knoxville-based fashion truck renting high-quality dresses for special occasions, beat out five competitors to win the spring 2015 Vol Court Pitch Competition last week.
The decision to move a loved one into a nursing home or assisted living facility is often difficult—and made more stressful because of the expense. Matthew Harris, an assistant professor of economics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has partnered with A Place for Mom, North America’s largest senior referral service, to produce an assisted living price index and to further academic research on how individuals can make choices about residential long-term care.
UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture received three awards at the Tennessee Association of Museums annual conference in Jackson, Tennessee.
Thanks to a program being funded in conjunction with the US Department of Agriculture, researchers at UT are helping lead a study on how best to avoid problems water use issues like the ones facing California and other areas.
A UT professor who is one of the foremost experts on nuclear energy has received a top award from the Southeastern Conference.