Colin Sumrall, assistant professor of earth and planetary sciences, will look at the transformation of a lineage of small carnivorous dinosaurs into birds and show why we are still living in the age of the dinosaurs. His Science Forum talk, “The Origin of Birds: Did the Age of Dinosaurs Really End?” will be held at noon on Friday, October 9, in Room C-D of Thompson-Boling Arena.
Tony Mezzacappa, director of the Joint Institute for Computational Sciences (JICS), is continuing campus-wide colloquia at UT this semester to share how anyone who relies on computing for research can benefit from the resources and expertise JICS has to offer.
Renowned archaeologist W. Y. Adams will discuss Nubian prehistory and history in a talk presented by the UT Departments of Anthropology, Classics, and History and the Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies on Tuesday, October 13.
Join the Office of Environmental Health and Safety in safeguarding your home during 2015’s Fire Prevention Week, sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association, underway through Saturday, October 10.