The American Association for the Advancement of Science has appointed as fellows two researchers with UT ties.
The association is honoring C. Neal Stewart Jr. and Parans Paranthaman for their distinguished efforts to advance science and its applications.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science is the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal, Science. It was founded in 1848 and includes 254 affiliated societies and academies of science serving 10 million individuals.
Read more about the new AAAS fellows at tntoday.utk.edu.
John Orme, a University of Tennessee College of Social Work professor, has been invited to become a fellow in the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare.
Orme is being recognized for his substantive work and research in foster care, particularly with foster families.
“I’m very honored to be elected to the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare,” said Orme. “The members of this organization are distinguished colleagues whom I admire and have learned from during my career.”
Continue reading about John Orme at tntoday.utk.edu.
Jon Levin, professor of physics, was nominated for the 2015 Society of Physics Students Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award. Levin has been the SPS Zone 8 council member since 2010 and director of UT’s undergraduate physics program since 2000.
UT senior Hailey Myatt joined a barbershop music group last year after responding to a Facebook message from three members searching for a bass singer to complete their quartet in St. Louis, Missouri. Last month, their group ClassRing placed eighth in the world at the Sweet Adelines International Quartet Finals in Las Vegas.
WUOT, the public radio station licensed to UT, is one of fifteen stations chosen in a national competition to participate in a storytelling project that aims to bring public media to more Americans.
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