Krista Wiegand, director of the Global Security–Conflict Processes program at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy and associate professor of political science, spent the past five months as a Fulbright senior scholar in the Philippines. Wiegand was one of five UT faculty members awarded a Fulbright during the 2016–17 academic year.
Newspaper writers, editors, designers and publishers won top awards in the Tennessee Press Association’s 2017 newspaper contest, cosponsored by UT.
Mariea Hoy, a professor in the School of Advertising and Public Relations, is the inaugural recipient of the DeForrest Jackson Professorship.
Next month, one of the most amazing celestial sights will pass through East Tennessee. The community is invited to attend UT’s Solar Sun Day to prepare for viewing the total eclipse. The event will be held 3 to 4:30 p.m. this Sunday, July 23, on the roof of the Nielsen Physics Building, 1408 Circle Drive.
Women who work in restaurants that require their bodies to be on display through revealing uniforms may experience higher levels of anxiety and disordered eating, according to a new UT study.
Seniors Lucille Greer and Philip Baites have received prestigious Boren Scholarships that will allow them to spend the next year studying abroad. Greer will travel to Jordan to study Arabic and international politics; Baites will travel to Morocco to study Arabic and various French courses.
The new Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon Inc. (BWSC) Endowed Scholarship within UT’s Tickle College of Engineering Is made possible by 25 alumni representing seven colleges, who all work for the company.
UT’s Haslam College of Business is increasing its goal for the Join the Journey: Investing in the Journey to the Top 25 Campaign from $175 million to $200 million.
UT’s College of Nursing and East Tennessee Children’s Hospital have launched an internship program designed for students who want to pursue a career in pediatric nursing.
Current graduate students at UT now have the opportunity to become certified in working with international children and families.