UT Women in Engineering Program Director Jalonda Thompson has been named the 2023 Dr. Tanisha L. Jenkins Beacon of Light Award Winner.
Thompson Selected as 2023 Dr. Tanisha L. Jenkins Beacon of Light Award Winner
GATE Opens for Engineering Grad Students
UT’s Science Alliance announced three Tickle College of Engineering graduate students as recipients of 2023 Graduate Advancement Training and Education (GATE) fellowships. The GATE program supports graduate students through assistantships and fellowships awarded by individual departments to support meritorious, collaborative research between the university and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. These TCE graduate students will begin […]
Undergraduate Research Program Boosts Opportunities for Students
A new UT program that recently wrapped its first year aims to boost undergraduate research opportunities in the Tickle College of Engineering.
ISE Outreach Partnership Fuels Loves for Math and Science
ISE and Green Magnet STEM Academy have been outreach partners since 2019, and in 2021, alum Chelsea Hooker and Assistant Professor of Practice Laura Knight expanded this relationship by adding a creative mentoring program for fourth graders.
Valuable ConNEXTions Made During Women in Engineering Event
More than 100 guests came to the UT campus on March 4 for the Women in Engineering Program’s ConNEXTion Day, an event designed to share opportunities for future students throughout the college.
SWE Makes Lasting Impact at Pond Gap Elementary
The Society of Women Engineers at the University of Tennessee has partnered with University-Assisted Community Schools to sponsor an engineering club at Pond Gap Elementary School in Knoxville for the past two years.
$2.25 Million Grant Launches New Chapter for UT Materials Research
The Department of Homeland Security has granted SMRC director Charles Melcher $2.25 million to develop new semiconductors for use in nuclear security programs.
GradSWE Expands Community for Grad-Level Women in Engineering
Student organizers launched GradSWE recently, a new element to the college’s Society of Women Engineers (SWE) chapter offering graduate-level community and connection for Engineering Vol women. Their inaugural interest meeting welcomed female graduate engineering students from all departments into the Zeanah Engineering Complex on February 6. The meeting included a light dinner along with introductions, […]
Alumni Profile: MacKinzie Washington Soars at Boeing
MacKinzie Washington, who received her undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering in 2015 and is an accomplished engineer and employee of Boeing, was recently named to UT’s 2023 40 Volunteers Under 40. Here, Washington reflects on her experiences at UT.
Moore Named Associate Director for Engineering Diversity Programs
Caitlin Moore joins the Tickle College of Engineering February 1 as associate director for the Office of Engineering Diversity Programs (EDP). “We welcome Moore to the new associate director’s role to provide more administrative support in improving outreach and recruitment efforts for historically underrepresented populations,” said Travis Griffin, the Fred D. Brown Jr. Director of […]