Research & Innovation

Former Sen. Lamar Alexander, left, joined UT Knoxville Chancellor Donde Plowman and former Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, who teamed up to teach an undergraduate honors course on leading with courage—the first course to be offered through the university’s new Institute of American Civics.

Rankings and Recognition

UT Knoxville is ranked among the best colleges in America for affordability and quality by Money Magazine.

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Man looks downward in a sad, contemplative manner.

Implicitly Better Tools

A veteran dies by suicide almost every hour, every day in the United States. UT Knoxville Professor Michael Olson hopes…

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UT Knoxville Campus News

UT Board of Trustees approved three new academic units for UT Knoxville.

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Inside Rubber’s Soul

In February 2018, a team from Eastman Chemical Company visited Dayakar Penumadu’s materials research lab with a request. The UT…

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UTHSC nursing students will be providing outreach to underserved communities with a mobile health unit.

Funding the Future, Contributing to Communities

Thanks to the generosity of alumni and donors, the University of Tennessee transforms dollars into opportunities for its researchers and…

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Student Excellence

UT Knoxville’s Housing was honored with the Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award by the Great Smoky Mountain Chapter of the…

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A student works to machine a part in the Machine Tool Research Center at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, during the ACE Bootcamp training.

Manufacturing Renaissance

If the manufacturing industry were a brick-and-mortar building, the sign on its window would read “help wanted.” UT Knoxville, however,…

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From left: State Rep. Gloria Johnson (D-Knoxville), Tickle College of Engineering Dean Matthew Mench, State Rep. John Ragan (R-Oak Ridge), State Rep. Michele Carringer (R-Knoxville), Lt. Gov. Randy McNally and UT Professor Tony Schmitz pose for a photo at the ACE “train the trainers” event at UT. Photo By: IACMI/Shawn Millsaps

ACE “train the trainers” event held at UT Knoxville

The ACE “train the trainers” workshop was held in conjunction with the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) and…

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Suresh Babu, center, works with students on the MELD Machine inside the Machine Tool Research Center.

Advancing The Nation

UT Knoxville has risen as a leader in advanced manufacturing research with efforts focused on national security and economic development.

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Three men seated on a stage announce a new partnership

Growing a Startup Community

The new Techstars Industries of the Future Accelerator will work with 30 startups over the next three years that use…

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Record Enrollment Set

The UT Board of Trustees celebrated new enrollment records during its annual fall meeting.

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Maroulas Vasileios in his office at the University of Tennessee

A 1 Percent Idea

A mathematics professor works with Army research laboratory.

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Young ag entrepreneurs with their patent

Finding a Better Way

A class at UT Martin leads to a patent.

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Jill Mikucki, associate professor of microbiology, meets a helicopter at her research site in Antarctica.

To The Extreme

Across the globe, UT Knoxville scientists seek answers.

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UT’s Economic Impact Tops $9 Billion

The University of Tennessee announced an estimated economic impact of $9.094 billion across the state for fiscal year 2017.

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A young black bear pauses at the base of a tree

Still Roaming

UT continues 50 years of black bear research.

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Hypersonic Horizon

Hypersonic HORIZON

The new wind tunnel complex at UTSI will simulate speeds greater than 3,800 MPH.

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Delmont Jones runs in the St. Jude Memphis Half Marathon

Running for My Life (And Theirs, Too)

In September 2013 I participated in my first 5K (3.1-mile) race.

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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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All Vol Cheese: Made in Tennessee, Enjoyed Everywhere

Checkerboard Mild Cheddar, Game Day Sharp Cheddar, Smokey’s Smoked Gouda and Torchbearer Jalapeno. If you’re a fan of cheese and…

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Aerial view of Cherokee farm on the Tennessee River bend

Planting Ideas, Growing Momentum

About 10 years ago, Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus existed only in concept—as a place where ideas would be planted so…

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Scott Kelly aboard the International Space Station

Vol in Space

NASA Commander Scott Kelly, ’96, returned to Earth from a one-year mission aboard the International Space Station on March 1.

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Pfiffner and Vishnivetskaya examine a permafrost specimen in a lab

Deep Freeze

University of Tennessee, Knoxville researchers dig into potential impact of frozen microorganisms in Siberia

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