School of Information Sciences Director and Professor Diane Kelly has been elected to the inaugural iSchool Board of Directors.
The iSchool organization is dedicated to advancing the information field in the 21st century and serves a large international membership of information science schools, colleges, and departments.
Dr. Faye D. Julian Obituary
March 12, 1937 – June 17, 2018
Dr. Faye D. Julian, 81 of Knoxville, Tennessee, departed this life on Sunday, June 17, 2018. She was born in Columbia, TN to Jewell and James Creswell Derryberry. She graduated from Tennessee Tech University where she met her future husband WJ Julian.
Andrew Capps (JEM and PLSC ’18)is one of 26 students selected from journalism programs across the U.S., Canada, and Ireland to participate in the 2018 Carnegie-Knight News21 program. The News21 program was established by the Carnegie Corporation and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to demonstrate the potential of journalism students to conduct national investigations on major topics. This year’s topic is hate crimes in America.
A 19th UT student—Tiana Castillo—has just been offered a Fulbright US Student Program award for the 2018–19 academic year, making this record-setting year even more impressive for the university.
In its history, UT has had 77 student Fulbright recipients, with its first in 1959. This year, UT had 52 Fulbright candidates and 27 semifinalists, with 19 students offered awards—all single-year records for the university. UT also has one alternate who could still receive an award.