News and Updates

Participants in the first occupational therapy doctoral program gather after graduation.

Occupational Therapy Graduates First Doctoral Class

When UTC’s occupational therapy doctoral program launched in 2013, it was one of just eight OTD programs in the country.

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Solar Garden Sculpture Dedication

Ten students in the departments of engineering and visual and theater arts collaborated in designing the Solar Garden, which was…

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a patient gets cataract surgery at UTHSC's Hamilton Eye Institute

The Gift of Sight

Thirty people saw the world differently when they walked out of the Hamilton Eye Institute Surgery Center at UTHSC on…

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IPS Stakeholders give their input at a listening session in Jackson.

IPS Launches Strategic Plan

The results of three planning meetings and four listening sessions across the state shaped a new strategic plan that will…

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UT President Joe DiPietro giving the 2017 State of the University Address

State of the University: We Are One

Tennessee is in the midst of historic transformation that one day will be seen as a time when the state…

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Beverly Davenport

Chancellor Davenport Takes Over

Beverly Davenport took office Feb. 15 as the eighth chancellor of UT Knoxville.

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Jose Barbarosa loads up produce from the Teaching and Learning Garden.

Teaching and Learning Garden Puts Down Roots

Students in the UTC College of Arts and Sciences have been putting down roots in the community— literally.

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New Leadership

One of Chancellor Keith Carver’s first priorities was to connect with current and potential students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and…

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Dr. Daniel Sumrok speaks about the mission of the Center for Addiction Science during an event announcing that the center was named the first Center of Excellence in Addiction Medicine in the country.

Breaking the Stranglehold of Addiction

The first Center of Excellence in Addiction Medicine in the country is in Memphis, Tennessee, and operated by UT's College…

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University of Tennessee Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries student Emily Hockman launches a weather balloon equipped with an aerial acoustic recording system. The system was used to listen for the calls of at-risk avian species on DoD facilities.

Project of the Year

Dave Buehler was recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense last year for a project tracking threatened bird species using…

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Kay Cole James

IPS Agencies Welcome Women in Public Service

More than 100 women from across Tennessee, representing different positions in state and local government, attended the annual Women in…

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A Climb-Free Treehouse

A children's treehouse called the “Nest” is open at the UT Gardens in Knoxville.

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World Percussion Competition Champions

UT Martin's Percussion Ensemble performed at the Percussive Arts Society's international convention and won a society competition last year.

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Stop Domestic Violence

The UT Law Enforcement Innovation Center provided domestic violence and sexual assault training throughout the state.

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Health Care of the Future

To encourage young minority students to aspire to careers in health care, UTHSC has established a unique partnership with Nexus…

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Johnson, Miller and Golden

New Executives Join DiPietro’s Cabinet

Tonjanita Johnson, David Miller, and David Golden have all been named to executive positions in the UT System Administration.

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Camp Horizon Lets Kids be Kids

Camp Horizon, a free summer camp on Lookout Mountain, benefits children with disabilities and UTC physical therapy students.

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Tickle Engineering Named

The Tickle College of Engineering is the second college in the Knoxville campus’s 222-year history to be named for an…

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