The College of Nursing will celebrate National Nurses Week May 6–12. Special dates include May 6, which is marked as RN Recognition Day, and May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, founder of nursing as a modern profession.
The Leadership Academy has announced its next class for the 2016–17 academic year.
McClung Museum will host its first “Night at the McClung Museum” family sleepover from 7:00 p.m. Friday, June 17, to 8:00 a.m. Saturday, June 18.
Millicent Smith, a graduate student in journalism, will spend her summer in a paid internship with the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC, after winning a national wonk tank competition sponsored by the US Department of State. Smith developed her proposal, “He for She for Delhi,” as part of a team in Journalism and Electronic Media Professor Catherine Luther’s international journalism class.
Parking near Cumberland Avenue will become a little easier starting in August 2017 thanks to a new parking agreement between UT and the City of Knoxville. The university will break ground in June on a new garage on Lake Avenue, which will open as the city’s Cumberland Avenue Corridor Project is completed.
Students from the College of Nursing recently participated in a disaster preparedness drill conducted by the Appalachia Community Health and Disaster Readiness Project and other community partners in rural Clay County, Kentucky.
Teams of UT students recently competed in the third annual Howard H. Baker Jr. Public Policy Challenge to provide solutions to local and national policy issues.
Mary Campbell, assistant professor in the School of Art, will discuss research on various aspects of nineteenth-century polygamy during the last “Conversations and Cocktails” talk, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 3.
New UT research shows humans have different decomposition patterns than pigs and rabbits—a finding that could immediately impact court cases around the world.
The university will begin following standard security protocol for large crowds for all commencement ceremonies scheduled May 12-14 at Thompson-Boling Arena.