Earth Day began on April 22, 1970, when 20 million Americans took to the streets to raise awareness about the environment, climate change, and endangered species. “Any holiday or observance is a great time to promote literacy for children and teens of all ages,” says Cindy Welch, associate director of UT’s Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature.
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Joy DeSensi, UT Chancellor’s Professor Emerita and longtime scholar and practitioner in the field of sport management, passed away April 1, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 71.
Jedediah Blanton, assistant professor of kinesiology, recreation and sport studies, offers some tips to help children enjoy sports.
The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees voted today to name the Graduate School of Education in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences for David T. Bailey, a longtime supporter of the college and the university.
Norma Mertz, department head of educational leadership and policy studies offers five tips for parents on how to talk to your child’s principal.
Graduate education at UT earned high marks in the new U.S. News and World Report rankings, with programs in business, law, engineering, information sciences, nursing, and education listed among the best in the nation.
Many parents and caregivers are distressed by what their children eat—or don’t eat.
March is Women’s History Month, and books are a great way to teach kids of all ages about inspirational female historical figures.
Thereasa Abrams, an assistant professor in UT’s College of Social Work and a burn survivor herself, has developed an app called the Bridge to help burn patients heal faster.
Kids of all ages can celebrate President’s Day through books that explore past presidents, what it’s like to live at the White House, and even presidential pets. Grab your own future presidential candidate and spend some time reading together.