Jonathan Overly has helped usher in a number of improvements to the region’s eco-infrastructure, from car charging stations to alternative fuel vehicles.
Theater students at UT are working with the Great Schools Partnership and Knox County Schools on a reading enrichment pilot program that seeks to smooth this transition period for upcoming middle schoolers.
Can Huang, an electrical engineering doctoral candidate who was recently honored with the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad.
Students in high school and middle school are getting a chance to take a deeper look into future possibilities in STEM through Volkswagen-sponsored Engineering VOLunteers for Tenth Graders.
Alina Clay, a junior from Memphis, is one of ten undergraduates selected from an applicant pool representing more than 160 universities nationwide to receive a prestigious 2016 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship.
Luther Allison, a junior jazz student and drummer in the School of Music, made his professional debut on jazz trombonist Michael Dease’s newest album, Father Figure, which was released on April 22.
One of the newest members of the periodic table will likely have a familiar sound to it, even if the spelling might be a bit off: Tennessine. Proposed as a nod to researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Vanderbilt University, and UT who helped confirm its existence, element 117 would be only the second to be named for a state. Since the name Tennessee has its origins in the name of the Cherokee village of Tanasi, it also becomes the first element with Native American roots.
Mark Whorton has been named the new executive director of the UT Space Institute in Tullahoma.
The Haslam College of Business will host its Innovations in Data-Rich Environments Research Workshop from Wednesday to Friday, June 8-10.
Summer is a great time to kick-start healthy habits but finding time to stay fit and make healthy choices as a family can seem overwhelming. “Summer is a great time for families to be active and make nutrition a priority,” said Lee Murphy, UT professor of nutrition. “These six steps can make a big difference for families who want to create or maintain a healthy lifestyle.”