Higher Ground Blog

Ayres Hall

A&S Greatest Hits

One of our goals in the College of Arts and Sciences is to highlight research that improves lives and changes the world. Here, we highlight the top five stories about...

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...

Dean Lee

Engaging Our Community

Painting murals on the walls of an elementary school library. Teaching members of the public how write with a quill. Making ice cream with liquid nitrogen. Gazing at the night...