In recognition of College of Engineering Dean Wayne Davis’s contributions as a researcher, teacher, and leader, he has been awarded one of the highest honors an engineering educator can receive: election as a fellow of the American Society of Engineering Education.
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The International Lean Summer Program has grown steadily since it began in 2011 as a way to bring international students to Knoxville and showcase some of the industrial engineering programs UT could offer.
Victoria Niederhauser, dean of the College of Nursing, has been appointed to serve on the National Advisory Council for Accelerating Interprofessional Community-Based Education and Practice.
Thelma Hilton, an accounting specialist in the College of Architecture and Design, celebrates fifty-six years as an employee next month. She knows firsthand how challenging it was to bring the Torchbearer to campus.
UT’s Center for Sport, Peace, and Society recently wrapped up a five-week exchange program to empower international leaders in the field of disability sport.
The Adventures in STEM camp welcomes middle-school girls from around East Tennessee for a hands-on look at the opportunities that await them in those fields.
The UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory Joint Institute for Advanced Materials has named Veerle Keppens as its new director.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek announced Tuesday, June 21, that he will step down as chancellor and transition to a faculty position teaching higher education leadership sometime in the next academic year. President Joe DiPietro will begin the search for a new chancellor immediately with the goal of filling the job by spring semester 2017.
This spring, Brad Collett, a Fulbright Scholar on the UT faculty, began a semester-long experience in Slovenia, a small country in south central Europe.
The 2016 presidential elections will likely be one of the nation’s historic races—both because of the presumptive candidates and the voter groups each will drive to the polls—according to Richard Pacelle, a UT political science expert and head of the Department of Political Science.