In early 2011, Egyptian youth—many using modern technology and social media—helped to successfully overthrow their country’s government. Professor Brian Barber, director of the Center for the Study of Youth and Political Conflict, went to Cairo shortly after President Hosni Mubarak’s resignation to study youth involvement in the revolution. Barber will share his experiences from his trips to Egypt at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at the UT International House.
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Michael Zemel, professor emeritus of nutrition, was featured on WBIR-TV for his new nutrition supplements that promote weight loss and healthy blood sugar. Last week, NuSirt released two dietary supplements on the market: NuShape and NuControl.
The Tennessean’s Heidi Hall featured a story about NuSirt Sciences Inc., founded by Professor Emeritus of nutrition Michael Zemel. The company has released a weight management product called NuShape, and a product for healthy blood sugar called NuControl.
The Center for Sustainable Business and Tourism (CSBT) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has received a second year of financial support from Ruby Falls to continue and expand its sustainability efforts.
Schools are back in session and students (and parents!) may be facing that often-dreaded evening activity: homework. How can you successfully get back into the homework habit? Amy Broemmel and Kristin Rearden, both associate professors in UT Knoxville’s College of Education, Health and Human Sciences, have some suggestions.