The Homer A. Jones Jr. Wills Clinic at the College of Law will accept members of the university’s non-exempt staff as clients, as time permits and provided that the staff members meet all guidelines.
Ignite Serves engages approximately 500 incoming students each year in community service and leadership development. The Leadership and Service Learning Community allows students to put into practice the tenets of servant leadership and theories of social justice.
As a commitment to celebrating and supporting UT’s outstanding students, the Courage to Climb award seeks to recognize those who show promise in the areas of research, community service, promotion of civility and inclusion, leadership development, and/or campus involvement.
As we approach the ten-year mark of the Hurricane Katrina’s landfall, the Office of Communications and Marketing is collecting stories from our campus community about students, faculty, and staff who were affected by the storm.
Over the past quarter century, Jefferson Chapman has watched the McClung Museum evolve from a repository for archaeological artifacts and donated collections into an ever-changing go-to site for art lovers and history buffs alike.
The College of Social Work is making veteran-specific education for social workers more accessible, including free online workshops and a trauma certificate program.
The Full-Service Community Schools program seeks to improve educational outcomes and reduce the number of high school dropouts by filling basic needs of children and their families. Project GRAD Summer Institute helps prepare students to perform well in college-level courses.
Starting July 3, residents in Clay County, Kentucky, will no longer have to get their water from contaminated wells and streams thanks to the opening of a new water kiosk designed by an interdisciplinary team of UT faculty and students.
The Appalachian Community Health and Disaster Readiness Project partnership works to winterize local homes, build a clean drinking water kiosk, distribute and demonstrate carbon monoxide monitors based on the type of heating sources many families use, conduct health surveys, assess flood damages, train hospital staff on basic and advanced disaster life support, and develop prototypes for homes.
Faculty member Andrew Steen will travel to Pennsylvania this month to continue a research project that allows inner-city New Jersey teens to experience hands-on science.