Outreach News

Students Hosting Engineering Event for Middle School Girls

UT engineering students (in gray shirts) help area middle and high school students during 2015's "Tomorrow's Engineers Today" event. UT's chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) helps stage the event, with backing from Eastman.

UT’s Society of Women Engineers chapter is hosting its third annual spring event, “Tomorrow’s Engineers Today,” which gives middle school girls a chance to come to campus for a day and get hands-on experience in various types of engineering.

College of Nursing Adds UT Medical Center as Precious Prints Partner

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“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 students gain experience while helping others

Knoxville News Sentinel

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,

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