In the Tennessee Regional High School Ethics Bowl, student participants are brought together to deliberate thoughtfully and dialogue respectfully with one another about challenging moral issues.
Alumnus John Chandler shares his thoughts about the importance of the study of the humanities and their relevance throughout life.
A week after marrying Katherine Davis (’36), Kyle Campbell Moore’s “other love” came calling—the USS Indianapolis.
A major renovation of UT’s most used academic building has dramatically changed the facility’s appearance—and what’s happening in its classrooms.
Nowadays, $5 won’t get you much—let alone change someone’s life. But Keith Taylor (’98) and his Modest Needs Foundation beg to differ.
Salvador Bartera is a towering presence in the classroom not only because he stands six-foot-three, but also because he represents the best qualities of a teacher, mentor, scholar, and colleague.
UT professor Marilyn Kallet is a consummate practitioner of her craft. In her hands, language becomes a flexible tool, the medium of teaching, storytelling, healing, truth-telling, trickery, self-discovery, and community building.
The Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures is making teaching and learning foreign languages more effective—and more fun—in their renovated, state-of-the-art language lab in Alumni Memorial Building.
UT students who participated in the new Gulu Study and Service Abroad Program this summer walked away with more than just six hours of anthropology and religious studies credit. Most encountered life-altering experiences through the combination of learning and service in war-affected northern Uganda.
How do you know what’s the right thing to do in a sticky situation? Most of us have had little to no formal training in ethical decision-making, but UTK’s Philosophy Department is changing that by reaching out to high-schoolers with the highly engaging ethical training that goes along with their annual Ethics Bowl.
Not many scholars can match Tina Shepardson’s accomplishments since beginning her academic career at UTK in 2003. Her scholarship in early Christianity has attracted national awards and funding for her continued research both here and abroad.
Though John Nolt is surely future-oriented, directed as he is by the vision of an environmentally sustainable planet, his year at the head of the Faculty Senate has been more eventful than he could have foreseen.