Victoria Niederhauser, dean of the College of Nursing, has been named to the American Academy of Nursing’s 2015 Class of New Fellows
The College of Engineering has become the first in the world to use a synthetic cadaver created by SynDaver Labs. The SynDaver Synthetic Human was originally designed as a surgical simulator and has become the most elaborate and sophisticated full-body synthetic cadaver on the market, finding a quick role in medical schools.
While Tennessee’s population growth this decade has been slower than anticipated, UT’s Center for Business and Economic Research projects the state’s population to reach 8.5 million by 2040.
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and Department of Energy Assistant Secretary David Danielson will visit the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation in Knoxville.
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.
The College of Law recently named Katrice W. Jones Morgan its first director of diversity and inclusion. The new position is part of Dean Melanie D. Wilson’s initiative to enrich and promote greater diversity in the college.
Tattoos are increasingly a popular way to acknowledge trauma or pay tribute to the dead, a place, or a life-changing event. For survivors of Hurricane Katrina and other disasters, tattoos are becoming a form of storytelling and a tool of coping and healing, according to a UT cultural geographer.
The College of Nursing has been awarded a $2 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to improve clinical education for family nurse practitioner students.
Joshua Sangoro, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been recognized as a Top 100 reviewer by Macromolecules.
The latest national success for the Department of Nuclear Engineering came recently when the American Nuclear Society chose UT’s student chapter to receive the prestigious Samuel Glasstone Award for the best student chapter, a first for the university.