Joe Palca, award-winning science correspondent for National Public Radio, will give the annual Alfred and Julia Hill Lecture at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Advances in solar technology may come as the result of a new electric vehicle charging station and solar panels at UT, created in partnership with the university’s West Tennessee Solar Farm.
A documentary made by UT students chronicling the Medal of Honor Convention held in Knoxville in September 2014 will premiere on March 26.
Randy Boyd, an entrepreneur and Tennessee economic and community development commissioner, will be the guest speaker at the Knoxville Economics Forum on Friday, March 27.
A music professor and her ensemble will perform at New York’s famous Carnegie Hall next month. They’ll give East Tennesseans a preview of that concert on Tuesday, March 24.
The Tennessee Action Coalition, an effort supported by UT’s College of Nursing and AARP Tennessee, will receive a second round of two-year grants in the amount of nearly $133,000 through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF) Future of Nursing State Implementation Program.
“Nothing will take away this pain. But my pendant is a tangible memory of the life Alex lived, physically touched by my little angel,” Jenn Swindle said. “It’s a reminder that Alex was real. And some days, I just need a reminder that she was real.”
Knowing how much the Precious Prints pendant meant to her, Swindle encouraged the College of Nursing to partner with UT Medical Center to offer the pendants to other families who lose a child at that hospital.
Clinical Assistant Professor Lynn Blackburn will lead eighteen students and two faculty members from the College of Nursing to Alajuela, Costa Rica, for the college’s annual international health care trip. The group departs March 13.
Fifty-one students from the University of Tennessee College of Law will work on 12 volunteer projects during this year’s spring break, providing pro bono legal services to the community in Knoxville and other nearby cities.
Professor Mark Littmann, Hill Chair of Excellence in Science Writing in the School of Journalism and Electronic Media, has been selected as the second recipient of the College of Communication and Information Board of Visitors Professorship.