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UT Students Encouraged to Enter ‘The Next MacGyver’ Contest

The 1980s television program MacGyver sparked interest in science. The National Academy of Engineering is hoping it can serve as inspiration to a new generation, and is sponsoring a contest for ideas for a show that would feature a female engineer in the lead role. UT students—male or female, engineer or not—are encouraged to enter.


New Community Engagement Grants Awarded for Local and International Projects

Five community-campus partnerships were awarded funds for projects that enhance the engagement mission of the university locally, nationally, and globally.


3D-Printed Shelby Cobra to be on Hand for Orange and White Game

The Shelby Cobra 3D printed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which served as a hallmark of American ingenuity during President Barack Obama’s East Tennessee visit in January, will be on display in the plaza near Gate 21 at the Orange and White Game.


Architecture Professors’ Project Wins National Housing Award

Four UT architecture professors helped transform an old rural West Tennessee homestead into a modern family oasis that communicates its owners' commitment to sustainable farming practices.


Knoxville expert offers advice for parents helping their kids deal with test stress

WATE Channel 6 recently interviewed Karee Dunn about tips on how parents can help their children deal with the stress of taking the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program exams, or TCAPs. Dunn is an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling in the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences. Watch the story here.


UT to Offer New Doctoral Specialization in Children’s and Young Adult Literature

Students interested in researching past and current trends in children's and young adult literature now can do so at UT, thanks to a new doctoral specialization that will be offered starting this fall.




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