The summer semester Veterinary Externship Program provides sophomore veterinary students and fifth-semester professional students an opportunity to work directly with more than a dozen private veterinary practices in East Tennessee. The program also provides community veterinarians the opportunity to enhance their veterinary knowledge through interaction with the college and students.
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Nuclear energy expert Brian Wirth, a joint UT College of Engineering and Oak Ridge National Laboratory appointee, received the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award from US Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz at a Washington, DC, ceremony Thursday night.
UT senior Gabby Miller has spent her summer using the public relations skills she’s learned in the classroom to help local adults affected by autism. She and her seventeen classmates in the capstone Campaigns course have been creating an integrated marketing communications strategy for Autism Breakthrough of Knoxville, a local autism support organization.
Castles, more Choral Evensong performances in Canterbury Cathedral, and a benefit concert in another famous church. These are among the adventures in the repertoire of UT Chamber Singers, who will soon be halfway through their twelve-day tour of England, where they are performing in some of the country’s most historic and best-known cathedrals.
Today’s legal profession faces a number of challenges, including a smaller job market and fewer law school applicants. But College of Law Professor Benjamin Barton argues that these struggles may transform the practice of law and benefit American consumers.
The Joint Institute for Computational Sciences, a partnership between UT and ORNL, has received $3 million in new funding from the National Science Foundation to continue to provide advanced computing resources through July 2016.
Building off the theory that immersion is better than explanation, students will have a chance to get some hands-on experience with scientific research thanks to UT College of Engineering doctoral student Caroline Bryson.
David Icove, the UL Professor of Practice in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UT, was recently awarded one of the top honors in his field as he was chosen a fellow of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers.
Undergraduate student Chad Melton witnessed history this week as NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft conducted a flyby of Pluto, giving humankind its first-ever up-close look of the dwarf planet and its five moons.
Lynda Hardy has joined UT’s College of Nursing as associate dean for research.