Higher Ground Blog

PiPES students

PiPES: Outreach as Service

Department of Psychology Historically, people in Appalachia have limited access to healthcare and public health education, which contribute to increased incidences of disease and shorter lifespans than the conventional population...

Model UN team

Model UN Program

Department of Political Science Applying skills learned in the classroom to real-world scenarios is the goal of experiential learning at UT. Students in the Department of Political Science excel at...

sociology research presentation

Studying Community Engagement

Department of Sociology In spring 2018, students in the Department of Sociology’s applied research course engaged in advanced undergraduate community-based participatory research on gentrification and development in Knoxville. Louise Seamster,...

AR Sandbox

Mission: Outreach

Department of Geography UT geography students in the GIS Outreach and Community Engagement Lab are bridging the gap between the knowledge of geography and geospatial technology and the need for...

Craig Barnes

Faculty Support Challenge

The College of Arts and Sciences is the academic foundation of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the largest contributor to all aspects of UT’s missions of instruction, research, and...

NASA’s Human Exploration Rover Challenge at Bearden High School

Space Grant Consortium

Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences In the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, the TN Space Grant Consortium promotes space and science education through Tennessee. Members of the consortium...

Ask A Scientist Boo at the Zoo

Ask a Scientist

Department of Microbiology Exploding lunch bags, homemade lava lamps, and a clock charging off orange juice are just a few ways graduate students in the UT Department of Microbiology spark...