UT’s RecSports Field Complex at Sutherland Avenue has received the award for Outstanding Outdoor Sports Facilities from NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation. This award recognizes newly constructed, renovated, or expanded outdoor sports facilities at NIRSA member institutions.
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Erin Elizabeth Smith, poet, professor, and creative director for Sundress Academy for the Arts at Firefly Farms, will serve as the Jack E. Reese Writer-in-Residence at UT for the 2016-17 academic year.
A faculty member and three students recently led a writing workshop for African nuclear engineers, scientists, and policy makers. Russ Hirst, an associate professor of English, and three students traveled to Accra, Ghana, at the invitation of the African Centre for Science and International Security.
Law Professor Douglas A. Blaze recently received the Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.
Best Colleges has ranked the College of Social Work online master’s program in social work fifth in the country.
UT is among the top five public universities offering custom executive education in the United States, according to the latest rankings from the Financial Times.
Fifteen students, including fourteen from Tennessee and one from North Carolina, have been named to the 2016 cohort of Haslam Scholars.
Four UT students have won prestigious scholarships and fellowships to travel abroad to learn cultures and languages that are critical to the United States’ future security and stability.
Karen Sowers, dean of the College of Social Work was recently named the recipient of Mental Health America’s 2016 George Goodman and Ruth P. Brudney Social Work Award.
UT patents have helped improve everything from rechargeable batteries to the taste of dairy products. For example, UT–Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair for Global Nuclear Security Howard Hall, Nuclear Engineering Professor Steven Skutnik, and nuclear engineering student Michael Willis developed and patented a mobile device that can successfully detect sources of nuclear radiation. Take a look at our list of some of the notable contributions of UT researchers.