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.
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.
Students returning to campus for the fall semester will be greeted by the iconic Volunteer statue on the renovated Torchbearer Plaza and Circle Park.
The McClung Museum Store is holding a back-to-school sale during all of August. Customers will receive 25 percent off most merchandise, including toys, books, artwork, jewelry, and gifts.
UT Police Department has received an advanced reaccreditation award from the Commission for Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies at a recent public hearing held by the CALEA Commission in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Invasive species, from plants like the kudzu vine to animals like the red scale insect that chomps through citrus crops, threaten the health of vital agricultural and natural lands. Three undergraduate students have developed a new tool to help fight these pests. Their work was done with UT faculty mentors during a summer research program at NIMBioS.
One of the keys to the increasing number of women in the College of Engineering at UT is providing a welcoming environment to them on campus. To that end, a “Welcome Back Celebration” is being held when students begin classes August 19.
UT’s Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation recently awarded $8,800 to fund eleven research proposals submitted by faculty and doctoral students.
A UT project dedicated to transcribing and publishing President Andrew Jackson’s entire written record has received a financial boost to continue its mission.
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will host its second Boomsday party at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 6.