The beginning of February brings additional recognition and awards for UT faculty and alums: EECS Professor named director of National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office; College of Nursing clinical assistant professor selected for NLN Lead Program; UT staff member helped invent new solar technology; Aerospace engineering student earned a scholarship from the American Association of University Women; East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center employee honored with 2020 Director’s Award; Industrial engineering and mathematics major received Black Engineer of the Year Award’s (BEYA) Student Leadership Award; School of Art faculty exhibiting around the country; Five CEHHS alums and students received Teacher of the Year honors. Continue reading
Recognitions, January 20
The end of January brings additional recognition and awards for UT faculty and alums: Researchers from the Tickle College of Engineering win Best Paper Award; UTIA leaders honored by APLU; School of Art professor wins NEH award; Two CEHHS alums received Teacher of the Year honors. Continue reading
Recognitions, September 2
The beginning of September brings; a new artist exhibition at the UT Downtown Gallery; UT Extension names a new interim assistant dean; Haslam College of Business selects a new director of Aerospace and Defense Partnerships; the director of the UT Herbarium is awarded a National Science Foundation grant; a UT doctoral candidate receives the Hazel Taylor Spitze Graduate Fellowship from the College of Education, Health, and Human Science; the inaugural cohort of the Academy for Global Scholars is announced. Continue reading
Study: Exercise in First Trimester Affects Infant Size
Women who exercise above the recommended levels during the first trimester of pregnancy—that is, about 33 minutes of brisk walking or more every day—are at increased risk of delivering small-for-gestational-age infants and decreased risk of delivering large-for-gestational-age infants, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology and authored by Samantha Ehrlich, a reproductive and perinatal epidemiologist at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
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