David Icove, the UL Professor of Practice in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, was recently awarded one of the top honors in his field as he was chosen a fellow of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. Quest, the campus’s comprehensive research initiative, has selected Icove as its Scholar of the Week.
Mark Dean was highlighted for his contributions to the modern world on WBIR.
ESPN featured Neyland Stadium and UT’s Department of Anthropology in this story about college football stadiums with colorful kinks and oddities. The Department of Anthropology, located inside the stadium in what used to be football players’ dormitory, houses more than 1,000 human skeletons.
It’s football time in Tennessee and the kickoff of another game day tradition: the Pregame Showcase. Football fans are invited to hear from some of UT’s exceptional faculty during the twenty-sixth annual College of Arts and Sciences Pregame Showcase, which begins Saturday, September 12.
Tami Wyatt, assistant dean of graduate programs in the College of Nursing and co-director of the Health Information Technology and Simulation Lab, has been named the first Torchbearer Professor in Nursing. This is the first endowed position in the college to be funded by private donations.
Physics Professor John Quinn, who served as chancellor of UT from 1989 to 1992 under then-president Lamar Alexander, has been named chancellor emeritus. Quinn recently retired after a fifty-seven-year career in academics, twenty-six years of which were spent at UT.
Margaret Lazarus Dean, associate professor of English, will read from her work this month as part of the Writers in the Library series. The Maryville Daily Times featured Dean in a story.
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The News Sentinel featured Derek Alderman’s research about Hurricane Katrina tattoos and how they’ve become living memorials.
The Office of the Dean of Students and UT Athletics is calling for nominations of outstanding students to participate in Spirit Row. Students chosen for Spirit Row will sit in section E, row 1, of Neyland Stadium during football games. This initiative honors UT’s most spirited students by giving them an opportunity to sit in the front row and cheer for the Volunteers.