Destination Imagination’s Global Finals Expo—considered the world’s largest celebration of creativity and innovation—will bring a record-setting 16,700 participants to the UT campus next week. This is the fifteenth consecutive year that UT has hosted the competition.
“Nothing will take away this pain. But my pendant is a tangible memory of the life Alex lived, physically touched by my little angel,” Jenn Swindle said. “It’s a reminder that Alex was real. And some days, I just need a reminder that she was real.”
Knowing how much the Precious Prints pendant meant to her, Swindle encouraged the College of Nursing to partner with UT Medical Center to offer the pendants to other families who lose a child at that hospital.
UT history professors will share their research and knowledge with high school history teachers in a half-day program of lectures and conversation.
Ask-A-Scientist started when scientist Matt Bishop was having his car towed in Los Alamos, New Mexico, last summer and the tow truck driver and his son asked him questions ranging from robotics to genetics.
UT’s Archaeological Research Laboratory and the Tennessee Valley Authority are partnering for the series “Volunteer Days,” which invites the public to help prepare artifacts for curation and learn about archaeology during a brown-bag lunch on the third Friday of each month.
Give fifteen Knox County high school students a hip bone and they can tell you if the person it belongs to was male, female, young, middle-aged, or old.
UT students and professors from various disciplines are working together to make an Appalachian community a safer and healthier place to live—and serve as a model to help other communities like it.
The Knoxville News Sentinel featured UT students and professors from various disciplines working together to make an Appalachian community a safer and healthier place to live. The work will also serve as a model to help other communities like it. Clay County, Kentucky, ranks near the bottom for the state’s major health indicators, including obesity,
The Chattanooga Times Free Press featured a UT class project. Ducktown, Tennessee is attempting to become the greenest small town in America, and a project led by a UT professor and former Chattanooga area resident is expected to help play a part. Tim Ezzell, a political science lecturer and director of the school’s Appalachian Teaching
UT Students are part of a project that provides planning and economic development assistance to distressed communities.