12/09/13 9:12 am •
More than 1,800 undergraduate and graduate students will receive their degrees from UT this week. Commencement ceremonies will be held Thursday and Friday. The featured speaker for the undergraduate ceremony will be Jacob Hayes, a member of the graduating class.
12/10/13 11:53 am •
Smokey, the beloved UT mascot, will be joined on his adventures by raccoon and turtle friends in a new interactive electronic book that was released this month. Tales from Rocky Top, Volume I contains three children’s stories selected through a writing competition that took place last spring. The book is produced through the UT Rocky Top Institute.
12/10/13 11:46 am •
The National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis welcomes Paul Armsworth as associate director for postdoctoral activities. Armsworth, an associate professor in ecology and evolutionary biology, has been affiliated with NIMBioS as one its senior personnel since 2009 when he was hired as an NIMBioS-affiliated faculty member at UT.
12/10/13 9:36 am •
In 2001, Taylor Eighmy was issued a patent for an invention that keeps heavy metal from contaminated marine sediments from seeping further into the water. Now, UT’s vice chancellor for research and engagement at UT is being honored for his contributions in innovation and technology development with the election to the 2013 class of National Academy of Inventors Fellows.
12/10/13 9:16 am •
Classes may be over, but UT has plenty of activities to enjoy throughout December. Here are some events holiday “staycationers” won’t want to miss.
12/09/13 2:14 pm •
Tom Cervone has returned to UT as managing director of the Professional Master of Business Administration program. Cervone is a 2010 graduate of the program, which is based in the College of Business Administration. Since graduation, he has been serving as a leadership development coach for the program.
12/09/13 11:51 am •
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will offer a free stroller tour celebrating winter and the holidays on Monday, December 16. Parents and caregivers with toddlers or babies are invited to meet in the museum’s lobby before taking a winter-themed tour of the museum’s decorative arts gallery, The Decorative Experience.
UT in the News
- 12/10/13 • News Sentinel: Technology helps bring piece of past back to UT grad
- 12/09/13 • News Sentinel video: Laura-Eve Moss discusses the Andrew Jackson Papers collection
- 12/09/13 • Chattanooga Times Free Press: Amazon starts collecting Tennessee sale tax Jan. 1
- 12/09/13 • News Sentinel: UT Research Foundation awards funding grants
- 12/05/13 • WBIR-TV: Study, Gut instincts predict marriage success
- 12/05/13 • Voice of America: Crocodiles, Alligators May Lure Prey with Sticks