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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 […]




Parker to Lead Artificial Intelligence Research and Education Initiative at UT

Lynne Parker is returning to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, after completing a four-year post as deputy United States chief technology officer and director of the National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office within the White House. In that role, Parker oversaw the development and implementation of the national artificial intelligence strategy. Starting September 6, Parker will […]






Bridging the Gap—Project Aims to Increase Transportation Equity

A new National Science Foundation-backed initiative led by the University of Tennessee (UT), Knoxville, the Knoxville Community Development Corporation (KCDC), and the United Way of Greater Knoxville hopes to change an automobile-dominated transportation system and a pronounced digital divide based on race, income, and rural-urban status.