UT’s Student Health Center is now one of 200 higher education institutions to achieve official approval by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).
DiscoverE has selected industrial engineering student Shima Mohebbi as one of its nominees to New Faces of Engineering for 2015. The award recognizes people thirty years old and younger who have shown outstanding abilities and leadership in engineering and who are bringing a new perspective to their particular field.
UT’s School of Journalism and Electronic Media will hold its inaugural Ida B. & Beyond Conference on Thursday, March 26. The conference begins at 9:30 a.m. in UT’s Black Cultural Center, 1800 Melrose Avenue. It is open to the university community and the public.
A new paper authored by UT professor suggests that in order to cope, conservation organizations need to adapt like the organisms they seek to protect. The paper, published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, argues that conservation organizations need to be bolder in their adaptation efforts given the rate and extent of the ecological changes that are coming.
UT will award its ninth and tenth honorary degrees to social activist Marian Wright Edelman and actress Dale Dickey. Edelman will receive an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters and speak at the College of Communication and Information commencement. Dickey will receive an Honorary Master of Fine Arts in acting during a campus visit next year.
UT Libraries has partnered with the Tennessee State Library and Archives and the Tenn-Share statewide library consortium to become a service hub for the Digital Public Library of America.
Dom Flemons, the American Songster, will give a lecture and perform during an event co-sponsored by UT on Thursday, March 12.
The UT College of Law invites lawyers, health care providers, students, faculty, and members of the community to gather on Friday, March 6, for a one-day symposium on health care law and policy issues and solutions.
Ernest Freeberg, Distinguished Professor of Humanities at UT, will present “The Age of Edison: How the Electric Light Created Modern America” on March 3 in the Conversations and Cocktails series.
UT has chosen the Southeast Tennessee Development District to be its 2015–16 Smart Communities Initiative partner.