The first day of classes for the fall semester brings; the 2020 Chancellor’s professors are announced; UTIA’s director of specialized giving is appointed to the NAADA Board of Directors;TCE associate professor wins Best Case Study award from ASCE; the Executive Director of the Tennessee Geographic Alliance receives the Outstanding Support for Geography Education Award from NCGE; UTIA announces the new head of the Department of Food Science; and an assistant professor in the Department of Geography receives the Higher Education Distinguished Teaching Award from NCGE. Continue reading
Recognitions, August 21
Assistant Professor of Architecture Maged Guerguis traveled to Erfurt, Germany, during the summer of 2019 to exhibit the design of AMIE (Additive Manufacturing and Integrated Energy) at the fourth annual 3D Pioneers Challenge (3DPC) and came away with a coveted international fellowship residency with Autodesk. 3DPC is an international competition that brings together experts in additive manufacturing technologies who present projects that go beyond ordinary thinking.
Recognitions, August 5
Please send faculty, staff, and student recognitions to Erin Chapin (email@example.com).
- Chip Bryant, longtime UT fundraiser, has been named interim vice-chancellor for alumni affairs. He currently serves as executive director of development for the Haslam College of Business and as director of campus wide campaigns.
- Graduate programs in supply chain management in the Haslam College of Business have been ranked second in the nation in a July 14 report by Gartner (a leading industry research company).
- Joseph Lengyel, Air Force general and UT graduate, has been confirmed by the Senate for a promotion to four star general. Upon his promotion he will also become chief of the National Guard Bureau, leading 453,000 soldiers and airmen and becoming a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
- The Humanities Center has announced a new class of fellows for the coming academic year consisting of six faculty members and four advanced doctoral graduate students from Arts and Sciences departments who will spend the year researching and completing work on a wide array of topics.