December 10, 2015

Grad Determined to Help Drug-Addicted Pregnant Women in East Tennessee
Their cries are soul-piercing. Their bodies writhe uncontrollably. Their addiction to drugs is passed on to them by their mothers. The disease is called neonatal abstinence syndrome, and physician and soon-to-be UT graduate Geogy Thomas is determined to help pregnant women in East Tennessee detox. Read more...
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Doctoral Candidate Perseveres Through Hardships to Complete Degree

When Eileen Galang accepted a position to work as a graduate assistant and pursue her doctoral degree in English as a Second Language at UT in the fall of 2007, she never imagined it would take her eight years to finish. But she also never imagined the tragic events and hardships that would pose speed bumps on her journey. Read more...

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University Receives $1 Million to Fight Childhood Obesity

A partnership between UT Extension, the Institute of Agriculture, and UT's Nutrition Department is tackling our state and nation’s obesity problem. The USDA recently announced UTIA and UT Knoxville will receive a $1 million grant for this effort. It will be used to create a regional center to strengthen educational programming for low-income children and families. Read more...

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Professor to Help Develop Cost-Effective Measures for 2020 US Census
A UT professor will soon be working with the US Census Bureau to develop cost-effective ways of measuring the population in the year 2020. Nicholas Nagle, associate professor of geography, has been appointed to the National Academy of Sciences committee to assist the US Census Bureau. Read more...
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Campus Master Plan Discussion Scheduled for December 14

A public meeting will be held next week to discuss proposed updates to the UT campus master plan. The meeting, set for 6:00 p.m. Monday, December 14, at the Visitors Center, will give the campus and larger community a chance to hear the latest on the plan from Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Services Dave Irvin. Read more...

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Clarence Brown Theatre Receives $20,000 National Endowment for the Arts Award
The Clarence Brown Theatre has been awarded a prestigious $20,000 "Art Works" award from the National Endowment for the Arts in support of its spring production of A Lesson Before Dying. Several ancillary events designed to engage the greater Knoxville and East Tennessee communities in dialogue on issues of civil rights, social justice, racism, and the legal system have been planned in conjunction with the Knox County Public Library's The Big Read program. Read more...
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UT Collects 15,495 Pounds of Goods for SEC Food Drive

UT collected more than 15,495 pounds of goods throughout November during the SEC Game Winning Drive. UT finished in second place with the University of Alabama taking the top spot in the competition. Read more...

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Events
Graduate Hooding, 4:30 p.m. today Read more...
Undergraduate Commencement, 9:00 a.m. Friday Read more...
Stroller Tour: International Winter Activities, 10:00 a.m. Monday Read more...

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