The decision to move a loved one into a nursing home or assisted living facility is often difficult—and made more stressful because of the expense. Matthew Harris, an assistant professor of economics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has partnered with A Place for Mom, North America’s largest senior referral service, to produce an assisted living price index and to further academic research on how individuals can make choices about residential long-term care.
UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture received three awards at the Tennessee Association of Museums annual conference in Jackson, Tennessee.
Thanks to a program being funded in conjunction with the US Department of Agriculture, researchers at UT are helping lead a study on how best to avoid problems water use issues like the ones facing California and other areas.
A UT professor who is one of the foremost experts on nuclear energy has received a top award from the Southeastern Conference.
A UT student has been awarded a prestigious national scholarship and internship from Gensler, one of the world’s leading architecture, design and planning firms.
Families and community members are invited to explore and enjoy free family events throughout April at the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture.
George Pharr, Belle Upadhyaya, Maria Stehle, and Michael Handelsman received top faculty honors at Wednesday’s Chancellor’s Honors Banquet.
Nine students received the Torchbearer award, the highest honor given to students, on Wednesday at the annual Chancellor’s Honors Banquet.
Wilma A. Dunaway, a professor of public and international affairs at Virginia Tech and a three-degree alumna of UT’s Department of Sociology, will return to campus on Monday, April 13, as the department’s Distinguished Alumna Speaker.
The McClung Museum will host a Civil War lecture and history walk during April.