humanities News

Two Professors Named NEH Fellows; UT Ranks in Top Ten for Fellows

Two professors from UT have been offered National Endowment for the Humanities research fellowships for 2014-15, continuing a university tradition of being a national leader in NEH fellows. Nancy Henry and Gregory Kaplan are being honored with the prestigious fellowship, marking thirteen in a string of NEH grants to UT faculty since 2004. This puts UT among the top ten institutions nationwide in the number of NEH grants awarded in the past ten years.

UT Ranks Eighth in Nation for NEH Humanities Fellowships

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is a national leader in National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) research fellowships for university professors. According to data recently published by the NEH on fellowships received from 2005 to 2012, UT ranks eighth in the nation, with ten fellowship awards.

Tennessee High School Students Compete in STEM Research Symposium at UT

More than forty students and teachers representing sixteen high schools from across the state were invited to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, earlier this month for the forty-seventh annual Tennessee Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. Twelve students presented original research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics as they competed for college scholarships.

High School students compete in Science Symposium at UT

Not many high school kids use their free time to ponder topics such as cardiac arrhythmias or wireless electricity transmissions, let alone devise research to better understand such topics. However students attending the 45th Tennessee Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, do.

UT to Host Tennessee Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

Dozens of Tennessee high school students will converge on UT’s Conference Center Building Feb. 25 for the Tennessee Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. The symposium will be held at UT’s Conference Center Auditorium. For the 45th year, students will present original research and experiments conducted with their teachers in the sciences, mathematics and engineering.