Wayne Davis, dean of the College of Engineering, has been elected as a fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)—one of the highest honors an engineering educator can receive—in recognition of his contributions as a researcher, teacher, and leader.
Victoria Niederhauser, dean of the College of Nursing, has been appointed to serve on the National Advisory Council for Accelerating Interprofessional Community-Based Education and Practice.
The University of Tennessee has been selected to participate in the White House’s latest National Network for Manufacturing Innovation: the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute.
Joe Jarret, a lecturer in the Department of Political Science, has won two national awards for his contributions to the field of risk management. The Public Risk Management Association awarded him the Public Risk Magazine Article of the Year for his article Overzealous Zoning: Challenges for the Public Risk Manager and also named him the Public Risk Author of the Year.
The Impact Internship program is a small scholarship program offered through UT’s Center for Career Development providing funding to help students make financial ends meet while working in an unpaid or low-stipend internship that provides valuable professional experience. Four students were named as recipients for this year:
Lucy Greer (junior, political science)
Chelsea Belcher (senior, environmental soil science)
Courtney McCall (master’s student, business analytics)
Austin Merical (senior, wildlife and fisheries management)