Commodities for Communities is this week’s featured Partnership That Makes a Difference. The partnership allows farmers to support the university by gifting portions of their crop to the UT Foundation.
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The Academic Health Department, this week’s featured partnership, establishes a relationship between public health practice and academia. The program provides students with field placement, internships, and service-learning opportunities, while providing faculty with practice-based research experience.
Habitat for Humanity and UT and For the Kids at UTK are this week’s featured partnerships. The Habitat for Humanity program partners with community members to build homes, and For the Kids at UTK helps to support East Tennessee Children’s Hospital.
The International Health Care Mission is this week’s featured Partnership That Makes a Difference. The program immerses students in a new culture, sharpens their skills, and gives them an intensive clinical experience.
This week’s partnership spotlight is on the Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature. CCYAL promotes the use of literature in the education and lives of children and young adults.
Companion Animal Initiative in Tennessee and Human Animal Bond in Tennessee are this week’s featured partnerships. CAIT brings communities together to find solutions to pet issues, and H.A.B.I.T. is an animal-assisted interaction program.
The Archaeological Research Lab is this week’s featured Partnership That Makes a Difference. The lab provides technical assistance, professional development opportunities, identification of historical remains, and assistance with museum exhibits.
Professor of Materials Sciences Michael Simpson has been appointed the next director of the UT-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Joint Institute for Biological Sciences.
The only “car” that most people associate with printers is a “car-tridge” of ink, but may soon change, thanks in part to several UT students.
The UT Research Foundation was listed among the world’s top universities for producing new US utility patents. UTRF ranked eightieth, ahead of Emory, Yale, and Princeton.