Research & Innovation

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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Ivan Navarrette worked to prepare the playing field at Lusail Stadium in Qatar for the World Cup.

No Higher Thing

To a turf grass student, it might seem like there’s no higher career peak than managing the pitches for the…

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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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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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Angela Davis Speaks to Full House

Prominent educator, author and lecturer Angela Davis highlighted UT Chattanooga Martin Luther King Day 2023 festivities, speaking to a standing-room-only…

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From left, Lester Laminack, Kelly Starling Lyons, Carol Hampton Rasco, George Ella Lyon and Ronnie Erwin review books during the children’s literature conference.

UTS Welcomes Teacher Conference on Children’s Literature

UT Southern hosted a conference on Children’s Literacy: Igniting the Love for Literacy with more than 150 attendees in February.

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Interns Serving

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

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Winter Commencement Held

UTHSC awarded 94 degrees during its 2022 winter commencement ceremony in Memphis.

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Keith Carver Assumes Leadership Role at UTIA

Keith Carver, former chancellor at UT Martin, named the new leader of UTIA.

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Employees from the Tennessee Department of Correction participated in the first course for public information officers held in November 2022.

LEIC Develops Public Information Officer Certification

Employees from the Tennessee Department of Correction participated in the first course for public information officers held in November 2022.

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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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Eli Norrod plays with the alphabet wheels at Plateau Discovery Gardens in Crossville

Abloom with Art

UT Gardens feature art to inspire and teach.

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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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Lone Oaks Farm

Ford Partners with UTIA on Lone Oaks Farm

Ford Motor Company and UTIA announced a historic agreement that will propel economic development, education and conservation throughout the Mid-South.

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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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UTC Professor of Psychology Ralph Hood

Religious Right Down to DNA

UTC professor investigates impact of religion.

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samples of various honey

Not a Simple Sugar

UTM student, professor build a honey of a library.

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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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The Charles and Julie Wharton Large Animal Hospital

Large Animal Hospital Named

The UT College of Veterinary Medicine (UTCVM) Large Animal Hospital has been named in honor of long-time benefactors Charles and…

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Debra Ashton surveys flood damage near her home in Waverly

UT Extension Program Credited for Saving Woman’s Life

Debra Ashton credits a fitness training class taught by UT Extension with giving her the ability to save her life.

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