From appearing on the History Channel’s “Modern Marvels” to helping pet owners on “Barkitecture” to collaborating with students on publishing a book, Karen Tobias radiates enthusiasm when it comes to teaching and learning.
The final Faculty Appreciation Week video feature is the third installment of UT students thanking some the faculty members who have meant the most to them.
This is Faculty Appreciation Week, a time to celebrate faculty and their teaching, research and outreach. Their work is a big part of what makes UT Knoxville the great university it is. Check out Thursday’s special events and faculty features.
In today’s video, alumna Nancy-Anne DeParle, President Barack Obama’s former deputy chief of staff, reminisces about some of her favorite UT faculty.
Faculty Appreciation Week College Kudos: Get to know Assistant Professor Tahirah Akbar-Williams and Assistant Professor Melanie Feltner-Reichert.
Faculty Appreciation Week College Kudos: Get to know Assistant Professor Allie Brown and Instructor Lynne Miller from the College of Nursing.
Laura Jones, an alumna who now works as an assistant in community health education in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences of UT Extension, shared stories about professors Jay Whelan and Bobbi Clarke.
Sometimes it’s gentle prodding by urging a student to try something a little tougher than they think they can handle to gain confidence. Other times it’s downright “tough love.” Faculty members have various ways of encouraging their students to succeed.
Faculty Appreciation Week College Kudos: Get to know Assistant Professor Denise Bates and Assistant Professor Steven Waller from the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences.
Faculty Appreciation Week College Kudos: Get to know Assistant Professor Jason Hayward and Associate Professor Veerle Keppens from the College of Engineering.