Research & Innovation

UT Promise postcard showing a map of all UT campuses across Tennessee.

UT Promise Access Increases

The University of Tennessee System plans to extend the qualifying income level for UT Promise scholarship recipients to $75,000 from…

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Leaders from UT and Syracuse University attend a two-day summit on collaboration between higher education institutions.

UT, Syracuse Explore Higher-Education Opportunities for Military-Affiliated Students

UT and Syracuse University co-hosted a summit to explore how collaboration between higher-education institutions and the federal government can better…

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At UT, research moves out from laboratories and classrooms and into the streets. UT Chattanooga Chancellor Steve Angle, left, and UT System President Randy Boyd, second from left, learn from Mina Sartipi, right, founding director of the UTC’s Center for Urban Informatics and Progress. Her research focuses on data-driven approaches to tackle smart city applications, such as traffic flow and electricity delivery.

UT Changes Lives Through Research

The University of Tennessee is no stranger to this pursuit of knowledge—the impact is evident across the state and even…

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Making An Impact

The UT Research Foundation moves ideas and discoveries by faculty, staff and students from the laboratories and classrooms to the…

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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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The 35th UT mural in a statewide campaign can be seen by 21,000 travelers a day in Hamblen County. Photo By Stephanie Wilson

Mural Campaign Reaches 35 Sites

The University of Tennessee System’s “Everywhere You Look, UT” mural campaign added Hamblen County to its growing list of locations…

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Interns Serving

Six UT Martin students served as legislative interns during the spring semester.

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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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Randy Body

Working Together to Solve our Greatest Research Challenges

Advancing the frontiers of knowledge creates a more just, prosperous and sustainable future through research, scholarship and creative work.

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UT Research Foundation 2021 Fiscal Year Stats

By The Numbers

Technology commercialization impact from UT’s Research Enterprise.

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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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Randy Boyd with John Compton and Donnie Smith at the Fall 2019 Board of Trustees meeting

UT Board of Trustees Receives Award

The UT Board of Trustees was selected to receive the 2021 John W. Nason Award for Board Leadership by the…

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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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Young ag entrepreneurs with their patent

Finding a Better Way

A class at UT Martin leads to a patent.

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Jennifer Richards

A Beacon for Youth Education

Jennifer Richards always wanted to teach. Through her work developing 4-H curricula, she has reached thousands in Tennessee and across…

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A UT researcher in a lab setting

Bringing Life-changing Inventions to Market

UTRF provides UT innovators with the right formula for success.

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Illustration of North America from outer space

UT Ranked Among Best in World for Patents

The UT Research Foundation was granted 25 patents in 2017.

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The Fetal Heart Monitor App in the simulation lab

An Innovation in Simulation

Fetal heart monitor app helps train future nurses.

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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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Degree of Confidence

UT economists acknowledge the wise investment today’s graduates have made in their futures

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Barack Obama, Joe Biden and a 3D printed car

The President and Printed Cars

Featured Photo: President Obama and Vice President Biden view a car printed in Knoxville as part of a White House…

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Discover, Invent, Change

Discover, Invent, Change

12 inventions at the University of Tennessee that make life better.

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