UT’s Team Living Light shined bright in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon which concluded this weekend.
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Jerome Baudry Assistant Professor Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology Expertise: Jerome Baudry specializes in developing and using high-performance supercomputers and cloud computational architectures to identify chemicals that possess a biological effect. His research and development work uses the world’s most powerful supercomputers to accelerate the discovery of new and potent pharmaceuticals and to
Joshua S. Fu Associate Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering Expertise: Joshua Fu’s research work includes climatic changes, environmental impact assessments, air pollution modeling and energy usages on air quality, land use (satellite applications) and emissions. He also focuses on the impacts of extreme events on health, the impacts of transportation planning, diesel track emission effects
Elizabeth Hendrickson Assistant Professor Journalism and Electronic Media Expertise: Elizabeth Hendrickson’s research interests include social media cultivation, media adoption of new technology and the organizational communication systems found within various media. She teaches courses focusing on the magazine industry and multiplatform communication. She also has taught qualitative research methods, principles of American journalism and
Joan Rentsch, professor of management, was featured in a CNBC interview and article entitled “Economy’s Silver Lining: A Happy Hour Boom.” Rentsch, director of the industrial and organizational psychology program, spoke about how socializing with coworkers can improve team collaboration, employee productivity and organizational commitment. The article and video can be found under the subtitle
Brandon Prins Associate Professor Political Science Expertise: Brandon Prins specializes in international politics, with an emphasis on the relationship between domestic politics and violent militarized conflict among nation-states. He has an extensive list of refereed publications and has co-authored chapters in four edited volumes. His articles have appeared in the International Studies Quarterly, Journal of
Newspaper publishers, editors, journalists and designers won top awards in the Tennessee Press Association’s 2010 newspaper contest, co-sponsored by the University of Tennessee. The Commercial Appeal (Memphis), the Jackson Sun, the Shelbyville Times-Gazette, the Standard Banner (Jefferson City) and the Erwin Record won the top general excellence awards at the association’s 2010-2011 officer installation ceremony and awards luncheon held today in Nashville. UT has co-sponsored the annual contest since 1940. For the eighth year in a row, the Erwin Record has won the top general excellence award for its category.
Gloria Graham, assistant chief of police at Duke University, has been named the chief of police for the UT Knoxville Police Department. Graham, who has more than 15 years of campus law enforcement experience, will begin at UT Knoxville on Aug. 23.
Jered Sprecher Assistant Professor Art Expertise: Jered Sprecher is an artist whose studio practice explores the “handwriting” of humankind. The vocabulary that he draws from is focused on the vast array of marks and images in one’s surroundings. From this vocabulary he samples visual motifs and imports them into his paintings and drawings. These works
Opera music, theater and museum tours and prehistoric art are just a few of the cultural activities planned for this year’s Alumni Summer College at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The program will focus on visual and performing arts and expose participants to a wide range of Tennessee experiences. Participants do not have to be UT alumni. The Summer College will take place July 28-Aug. 1, with a one-day trip to Nashville on Saturday, July 31.