The university raised nearly $131 million in private support from alumni, friends, corporations, and foundations in fiscal year 2014, marking a 40 percent increase over last year’s total.
An international team of researchers used resources at UT’s National Institute for Computational Sciences to develop components that would serve as the basis for “Illustris,” the most ambitious simulation of galaxy formation ever done. Illustris allows one to journey back and see in high detail our universe twelve million years after the Big Bang and then watch the cosmos evolve over a period of 13.8 billion years.
Welcome to the redesigned Tennessee Today website, the hub for news on our campus. As you look around the site, you will notice major changes. The redesigned home page showcases top UT headlines and latest news, and allows readers to search the site. The redesign has improved the mobile version of the site, making it easier to read stories from your phone or tablet.
Former NASA astronaut and UT graduate Henry W. Hartsfield, Jr. died on July 17 after an illness. He was eighty years old.