There persists a long-standing misconception that universities function as isolated ivory towers, disconnected from the realities and challenges of the world beyond their campuses. However, the University of Tennessee System is steadfastly committed to dispelling this myth by focusing on equipping our students with the skills they need to meet the demands of employers today and tomorrow.
The process of condensing a lifetime of work into a column or tribute can indeed feel inherently unfair, as it oversimplifies the richness and complexity of a person’s existence. It abbreviates decades of a person’s experiences, achievements and impact into editorial guidelines and guardrails that seek to enact brevity into a legacy that knows no boundaries.
More than two-thirds of Tennessee’s high school seniors, or 66.7% can now go to any UT campus free of tuition and fees!
CHIPS and Science Act authorized more funding for the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), the only federal agency that advances progress across every field of science and technology.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has launched a new mobile health unit dedicated to growing the availability of rural health care across our great state, starting with Lake and Lauderdale counties. UTHSC, based in Memphis, is the largest educator of health care professionals in Tennessee. But in rural counties in Tennessee, the … Continued
Teachers are so much more than instructors of math, science, history, English, reading and so forth. Teachers help us learn how to think critically, problem solve, work as an individual and in a team, build confidence and become mature, responsible people.
A few common denominators that dynamic leaders have is that they are people-focused, vision articulate and inspirational. Keith Carver embodies these traits…and more.
This week, the “State of the University of Tennessee” address was distributed to faculty, staff, students and thousands of stakeholders across our great state. The focus of the address was to outline our mission for 2023…and we indeed have a bold mission before us. Tennessee is facing seemingly impossible challenges around issues such as the … Continued
Last night, Gov. Bill Lee delivered his annual State of the State address to the General Assembly and fellow Tennesseans. I was fortunate to attend and learn first-hand the governor’s proposed investments in higher education.
Next week launches our first “Everywhere you look, UTHSC” tour, a journey across the state to educate and inform our communities about the statewide impact the UT Health Science Center has in Tennessee.