Daily Archives: Friday, April 4, 2008

WUOT Spring Fund Drive Begins Today

The WUOT Spring Fund Drive begins today and continues through Saturday, April 12. Don’t forget to make your pledge of support for one of East Tennessee’s best public radio stations. Call 974-5500 or visit wuot.org.

NICS Unleashes ‘Kraken’ Supercomputer

The potential research breakthroughs that could result from the National Science Foundation (NSF)’s awarding of a $65 million grant to the University of Tennessee and its partners are outlined in this article. The story also describes the subsequent establishment of the National Institute for Computational Sciences (NICS) — "the newest member of an elite supercomputing community."

Meet Jane Doe

This feature article delves into the difficulties involved in identifying bodies based on a scarcity of remains. The story quotes forensic artist Barbara Anderson and her training at "the prestigious ‘Body Farm’ at the University of Tennessee."

Fine Motor Milestones

The April issue of American Baby magazine features expert explanations and advice from Daniela Corbetta, University of Tennessee associate professor of psychology, concerning stages of fine motor development in children. American Baby is published by Parents Magazine.