A physicist and a business leader received honorary degrees from UT on Thursday and today and spoke to some of the university’s newest graduates, challenging them to be innovators—in their careers and in their lives.
Jian Liu, an assistant professor of physics, is among the group a scientists who have used light-driven experimental techniques to both manipulate and reveal the magnetic properties in materials.
Two finalists for vice chancellor for communications will visit campus next week.
Chef Greg Eisele, UT’s Culinary Program director, was featured in a segment on WATE about a recent event at the UT Conference Center where students from Austin-East High School learned about making heart-healthy food.
Chefs Deron Little and Robert Allen, instructors in UT’s Culinary Program, scored high marks in the Knoxville Top Chefs competition in early April.
Markus Kohl is the Quest Scholar of the Week.
Knoxville-area UT employees with at least twenty-five years of service were recognized last week at the university’s spring Service Awards Luncheon. Ninety-eight employees were honored for their continued contributions and loyalty to the University of Tennessee.
In April, UT’s Center for Health Education and Wellness, along with partner organization the Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee, coordinated events, held discussions, and provided training sessions as part of national Sexual Assault Awareness Month to raise awareness and help prevent sexual violence.
Do you know what district you work in? New color-coded district signage is now being installed as part of the campus’s year-long wayfinding project. The wayfinding framework divides the campus into seven color-coded districts to make it easier to give directions in a broader context of the campus layout. The names were developed based on a combination of geography, function, and branding. For example, “the Village” is a reflection of the residence halls and student life functions of that district and “Torch” designates the academic core of campus.
An anonymous couple has donated $1 million to UT’s Haslam College of Business in recognition of Tom Graves. Graves is a senior lecturer in business management and the operations director of UT’s Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation