WBIR reported on Monday’s MLK Day of Service where students picked up trash, cleaned headstones, and helped rebuild the walking path in Knoxville’s historic Odd Fellows Cemetery.
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Earlier this week, the Greater Knoxville Business Journal announced its 10th 40 Under 40 class, which includes two UT Knoxville employees and one faculty member of the UT Graduate School of Medicine.
Every weekend in January, a charter bus will transport Knoxville shoppers to Gatlinburg with the goal of helping businesses recover from the tourism slump that followed the Nov. 28 fire.
Academic Minute featured Julia Jaekel, Assistant Professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies. Jaekel collaborated with Hillary Fouts, director of graduate studies, to explain why it’s important for refugee mothers to keep homeland child caring practices.
In a column for the News Sentinel, UT President Joe DiPietro writes about challenges facing higher education institutions.
In “A New Home for the Sciences,” Laboratory Design describes the plans for construction of the new Strong Hall Science Laboratory Facility. Scheduled to be completed in December, the building will house the anthropology, earth and planetary sciences, chemistry, and biology departments.
For an article in the Home Palate series in the Knoxville Mercury, Dennis Perkins attended a UT Culinary Program challenge featuring student chef Brandon Hill.
The Office of Communications and Marketing’s Michael Purdy, senior interactive art director, and Leigh Shoemaker, assistant director of creative communications, were recently interviewed by Responsive Web Design Podcast about the redesign of UT’s website.
The Knoxville News Sentinel featured a report by David Patterson, the director of UT’s Doctor of Social Work program.
A recent Times Free Press article profiles Millicent Smith, a UT alumna, and her work with embattled people worldwide.