Faculty & Staff News

Experience Learning Training Offered

The Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center is offering a series of workshops to introduce interested faculty to Experience Learning.

WBIR: Cas Walker Stories Project Collects Tales of the East Tennessee Legend

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WBIR-TV Channel 10 interviewed History Professor Ernest Freeberg and doctoral student Josh Hodge about a project they are spearheading: The Cas Walker Stories Project, which seeks to tell stories of Cas Walker through Knoxville residents. Cas Walker was a politician, businessman, and legend in East Tennessee.

Professor Part of NASA Launch Team to Retrieve Asteroid Sample

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The work of Joshua Emery, Lawrence A. Taylor Associate Professor of Planetary Science, will be instrumental in a new NASA mission to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth that could help scientists better understand the early solar system.

Cumberland Avenue Lane Shift to Accommodate Track Removal

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Beginning Tuesday, September 6, a Knoxville city contractor will be excavating and removing buried pre-World War II trolley tracks from the center of Cumberland Avenue—a task that will require a ten-day around-the-clock lane shift plus overnight closures of the westbound lane of Cumberland.