Denise Bates News

UT’s Work with Refugees Being Highlighted in National Competition

A UT Knoxville effort to help refugees from Burundi adjust to living in Knoxville is being showcased this week as one of the top higher education and community engagement projects in the nation. The project is one of four initiatives competing for the 2011 C. Peter Magrath University Community Engagement Award.

UT Multi-Disciplinary Team Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

The Kenya Team at UT Knoxville recently received an $89,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to work with the Orphans and Vulnerable Children’s Projects and Kenyatta University. The team will study the effects of child-caregiver attachment to the overall well-being of children in the slum communities of Nairobi, Kenya.

Faculty Appreciation Week: Vols Game is Today’s Special Activity

This is Faculty Appreciation Week, a time to celebrate faculty and their teaching, research and outreach. Their work is a big part of what makes UT Knoxville the great university it is. Check out Wednesday’s special events and faculty features.