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UT Welcomes More Transfer Students, Increases Effort to Recruit Transfers

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William McGovern is a US Marine veteran who recently completed two years of study at Pellissippi State Community College and is now set to begin classes in mechanical engineering as a transfer student at UT. This fall, UT is welcoming 1,430 transfer students—up more than 150 over last year.

Professor: Empower Bystanders to Stop Bullying

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For students who are subject to bullying, school can be a daunting place to spend eight hours a day. Professor David Dupper suggests empowering bystanders to help put a stop to the destructive behavior.

Theriot Named UT’s Associate Provost for Teaching and Learning Innovation

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Associate Professor of Social Work Matthew Theriot, who successfully led the effort to develop UT’s new Experience Learning initiative, has been named associate provost for teaching and learning innovation. He will oversee implementation of Experience Learning and oversee the Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center.

Partnerships That Make a Difference: Agricultural Field Work with International Partners

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International field work provides a platform for faculty and students to engage in cutting-edge research on global challenges integral to our agricultural and food systems, as well as experiential learning opportunities throughout the world that often combine academic activities with hands-on engagement during the summer, mini-term, an entire semester or academic year.