Local high school students attending the 45th Tennessee Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at UT Knoxville last week dominated the top spots. More than 20 students from high schools across the state competed to determine who had the best research in sciences, mathematics and engineering. They were judged by a panel of UT Knoxville science and engineering faculty members.
Yajit Jain, a junior at Oak Ridge High School, beat out 30 other students from across the state to win the top spot at the 45th Tennessee Junior Science and Humanities Symposium held at UT Knoxville on Feb. 25. Students from Farragut High School took the other top two spots.
Not many high school kids use their free time to ponder topics such as cardiac arrhythmias or wireless electricity transmissions, let alone devise research to better understand such topics. However students attending the 45th Tennessee Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, do.
“Communication and Information Research in a Digital Age” is the theme of the College of Communication and Information’s 32nd annual Research Symposium on Feb. 26 on the UT Knoxville campus. Mike Pardee and Steve Gigliotti, senior executives with Scripps Networks, will deliver the keynote addresses, and newly improved spaces in the Communications Building on campus will also be a highlight of the symposium.
Dozens of Tennessee high school students will converge on UT’s Conference Center Building Feb. 25 for the Tennessee Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. The symposium will be held at UT’s Conference Center Auditorium. For the 45th year, students will present original research and experiments conducted with their teachers in the sciences, mathematics and engineering.