The Sun Trust Foundation has extended its partnership with UTIA and awarded the Institute of Agriculture a $300,000 to increase […]
International field-work provides a platform for faculty and students to engage in cutting-edge research on global challenges integral to our agricultural and food systems, as well as experiential learning opportunities throughout the world that often combine academic activities with hands-on engagement during the summer, mini-term, an entire semester or academic year.
By Nichole Stevens Day one at UT for new hire Tom Gill was July 1. Gill is the Institute of […]
Collaborative Grant Program Purpose: To foster collaborative research among the GSM, UTK, UTIA 1. The grant is for preliminary […]
OCEO: What do you like best about the “Tennessee 4-H Health Rocks” program? Crowe: The “4-H Health Rocks!” program is […]
The CDC reports that tobacco abuse rates for Tennessee high school students are significantly above the national average. Substance abuse among adolescents is linked to depression, unintentional injuries, suicide, and homicide. 4-H Rocks! is a UT Extension partnership with local Boards of Education, Boys and Girls Clubs, and the YMCA that has reached over 100,000 young people in Tennessee. Multi-year evaluation demonstrates that the partnership has had a positive impact.
By Sandra Harbison When second-year veterinary student Taylor Lewis opted for an eight-week externship during summer break, she didn’t feel she was missing […]
Tennessee farmers grow hay and native grasses in all 95 counties, making healthy fields a critical part of our state’s […]
The Mission The Commodities for Communities program was initiated by state agricultural producers who wished to support UT by giving […]
By Nichole Stevens Commodities for Communities is a gifting mechanism that allows farmers, producers, farm operators and land owners to […]