Faculty, staff, and students were honored by outside organizations in recent months.
Faculty and Staff News
Master Arabic calligrapher Pablo Casado will give a public lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 7.
For the past four years, UT has drawn more than 4,000 donors and $1 million during the Big Orange Give, a five-day social-media-based giving campaign that increases funds for student scholarships and support for colleges and programs on campus.
On her first day as a volunteer at East Knoxville Free Medical Clinic, UT senior Avanti Rangnekar dusted off her high school Spanish skills to translate medical information for a Latino family.
In 1942, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was president, a bottle of Coca-Cola cost a nickel, and tuition for a quarter of study at UT was $80.
The campus community now has access to iThenticate, a program that scans documents for potential plagiarism.
UT social work professor Sunha Choi recently published an article in Population Health Management on the effects of Medicaid expansion on low-income individuals’ access to health care.
The Center for Transportation Research is celebrating its 45th anniversary with a day of events highlighting its history as well as a panel discussion from state officials representing the Tennessee Department of Transportation, Department of Safety and Homeland Security, and Department of Health.
UT’s College of Nursing will host “Aging and Dementia in the 21st Century: Insights and Innovations in Care” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, November 10, at the Holiday Inn, 525 Henley Street.
Homecoming is not just for students and alumni. Faculty and staff can get in on the fun with a number of events.