Participant wearing eye tracking glasses evaluating nursery shrubs

The Power of a Gaze

What captures the eye may unlock a myriad of solutions at new REM Lab.

Large lake at the UT Lone Oaks Farm

Restoring Waterways, Revitalizing a Region

Education and workforce development are the deeper goals behind fun experiential learning at UT’s Lone Oaks Farm.

A red-spotted newt on top of leaves

Why Amphibian and Reptile Health Matters, and What UT Researchers are Doing to Protect It

The inaugural Global Amphibian and Reptile Disease conference was held in August to bring researchers from around the world together.

Students from the 2022 trip pictured with the Mayan women’s group Kemajachel

Connected through the Global Story of Food and Agriculture

Students from diverse populations and backgrounds find common ground in Smith Center immersive experiences in locales around the world.

A photo of Morgan Hall in the summer

Thirty-nine Standout Honors 

We are pleased to highlight the recent honors that UTIA individuals and departments have received while working in pursuit of providing Real. Life. Solutions.

Two 4-H students in a kitchen cooking together

Roast a Salmon? Whip Up a Smoothie? Tennessee 4-H Chefs Can Help

State 4-H Extension specialist Shelby Brawner coordinates a series of cooking classes for that helps bring life to the 4-H pledge – “I pledge my health to better living.”

Debra Ashton points to damage in her front yard that marks the area where she was swept away by the flood waters

In Waverly Floods, Senior Says the Strength She Gained in UT Extension Classes Saved Her Life

An Extension exercise program for seniors was pivotal during a natural disaster in Waverly, Tennessee, and may have even saved a life. 

Jet airplane in flight above the clouds

Enhancing Research Capacity

An update on the AgResearch Strategic Action Plan, a three-year effort planned in 2020.

Veterinarian working with surgical tools in a surgical prep area

Meeting in the Middle

During their two-week rotation in UTCVM's elective spay-neuter course, veterinary students travel with the College’s mobile clinic to shelters throughout East Tennessee to learn safe and effective anesthetic and spay-neuter surgical techniques.

Photo of The Clays at Lone Oaks Farm, a building with black and brown wood exterior in front of a blue sky

A New Season Begins at Lone Oaks Farm

The upcoming and dynamic West Tennessee 4-H Center and Camp celebrates construction milestones.