Higher Ground Blog

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...

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Expanding Horizons

Department of Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology Diversity in the scientific workforce is on the rise thanks to numerous programs across the country engaging underrepresented minorities in science. One...

National History Day

National History Day

Department of History History leaps off the pages of books and into the lives of middle and high school students during National History Day, a year-long education program for middle...

Arab Fest

Arab Fest

Department of Religious Studies Celebrating the food, music, dance, crafts, and vibrant Arab American community in East Tennessee is at the heart of Arab Fest. Hosted by the UT Department...

Ruins in Rome

Latin Day

Department of Classics It started by listening. In 1980, Knoxville hosted the National Junior Classical League Convention. Afterwards, local Latin teachers and their students were energized. They wanted to keep...

medieval day

Medieval Day

The Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies For one day each year, the Middle Ages come alive thanks to a partnership between the UT Marco Institute for Medieval and...

ethics bowl winners

Ethics Bowl

Department of Philosophy At some point, everyone faces a moral dilemma. The question is – how often do we take the time to seriously examine how to make a decision...

Mapping Knox Exhibit

AuthorFest

Departments of English and Modern Foreign Languages & Literatures A unique exhibit during the 2018 AuthorFest, hosted by the UT Departments of English and Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, traced...