UT’s graduate programs in printmaking, supply chain management and nuclear engineering have again been ranked among the Top 10 in public and private colleges and universities by U.S. News and World Report.
College of Social Work News
Several local media outlets featured stories about a unique UT project that aims to empower residents and help city planners.
The Knoxville Mercury has featured a multidisciplinary UT research project that aims to better understand how climate affects Knoxville residents on a neighborhood-by-neighborhood basis.
Weather information and air quality data pinpointed to your very neighborhood and street could soon be at your fingertips, thanks to a UT research project.
John Orme and Uma Rao are the College of Social Work’s honorees for Faculty Appreciation Week.
With a heart to help others and a desire to make the world a better place, Abby Borst spent two years in Panama as a Peace Corps volunteer before enrolling at UT last fall.
John Orme, a College of Social Work professor, has been named a fellow in the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare.
Tennessee Partnership for Ongoing Parental Support, based in the College of Social Work, provides assistance to noncustodial fathers who are incarcerated or recently released, as well as informational sessions for correctional staff. These programs are funded through a contract administered by the Tennessee Department of Human Services and UT.
When it came time for Conner McMillan, a senior in the College of Social Work, to complete the field placement required by her major, she gravitated toward an opportunity that was a perfect fit for her love of kids, the outdoors, and being active. Her placement took her to Fall Creek Falls State Park, where she worked with a team to develop and carry out a summer camp curriculum that teaches leadership skills.
Becky Bolen, professor of social work, was interviewed by John Becker of WBIR for the station’s Service and Sacrifice series. Bolen teaches in a College of Social Work program that trains social workers to help clients deal with mental health issues. Special elective courses for military and veterans’ needs are available. Stephanie Pilkay, a PhD student in the program, discussed how her family history of service led her to be interested in helping veterans get better care in the wake of traumatic events.