The Smoky Mountain Field School has a slate of workshops planned for October, a beautiful time of year to explore the Smokies. Take a day hike to Mount LeConte, learn about bears, get comfortable with orienteering by map and compass, and learn about Cherokee plant lore.
Non-Credit Programs News
This summer, about fifty South Knoxville students will learn about a science mission currently en route to Mars, thanks to a camp being hosted by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Destination Imagination.
The Knoxville News Sentinel highlighted UT’s new Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) course in this story. The course, which is being offered through Non-Credit Programs, is training technicians to become certified at detecting, identifying, removing and destroying unexploded devices at domestic military bases and test sites, as well as battle-torn regions worldwide.
Ongoing wars, past conflicts, and military training have resulted in large numbers of unexploded munitions littering the United States and countries around the world. UT Knoxville in partnership with Maryville-based company Relyant, is offering a new training program to fill the growing need for technicians who are skilled at detecting, identifying, removing, and destroying those weapons to prevent the loss of limb or life.
The “Big Orange Football Warmup and More” non-credit course returns to give Tennessee football fans an opportunity to hear about the upcoming season from an insider’s perspective. The two-session course is set for Aug. 4 and Aug. 11 and is hosted by UT Professional and Personal Development.