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
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.
Engineering Vols Present Research During Japanese Business Roundtable
UT’s Center for Global Engagement co-hosted the Japanese Business Roundtable in March 2023 to build business and professional relationships between the state of Tennessee and Japan. UT faculty members gave lightning talks and roundtable discussions throughout the day and UT students had the opportunity to present their research during a student poster session. Jalonda Thompson, […]
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.
Jessica Boles Creates Paths of Empowerment
Jessica Boles is someone who leaves a place in better shape than when she arrived. From UT to MIT (the Massachusetts Institute of Technology), she built a legacy of community engagement that resonates for future students. Boles earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees, in 2015 and 2017 respectively, from UT’s Min H. Kao Department of […]
Women in Engineering Program Helps ORNL Introduce Girls to Engineering
Middle and high school students from across East Tennessee traveled to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGTE) on February 23.
Adams Fortifies Lunch and Learn Event with STEM Career Pillars
Angelique Adams, PhD, shared her “Three Pillars to a Dream STEM Career” with engineering students in a specially presented Lunch and Learn hosted by the Tickle College of Engineering (TCE) Women in Engineering Program (WiE). Adams previously led a global R&D leadership career in the aluminum industry. She now brings her expertise to UT as […]
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, […]
UT Students Enjoy Opportunity to Take Part in National Women in Engineering Conference
UT students took part in a national conference for women in engineering and shared their experiences.
Women in Engineering ‘Welcome You’ Event Serves as Gateway for First-Year Students
Women in Engineering had a welcome back event for first-year students called “Welcome You.”