R. J. Hinde, who has been an associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences for more than seven years, has been appointed the new vice provost for academic affairs. He will begin his new role on August 1.
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For six weeks beginning Tuesday, June 9, all eastbound lanes of Cumberland Avenue between University Commons and West Volunteer Boulevard will be closed. The affected section runs under the railroad crossing and in front of the entrance to the Kingston Pike Building.
Nine students from the United States and China are on campus this week for Computational Sciences for Undergraduate Research Experiences, a summer internship program focused on developing knowledge and skills to use advanced computing in research.
An ASM International Materials Camp supported by UT’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering and scientists at CNS Y-12 National Security Complex is giving local students the chance to study debris from the space shuttle Columbia, with an eye on improving materials used in space flight.
A section of Middle Drive on the Hill has been closed to pedestrian traffic to facilitate the Engineering Quad/Estabrook Drive improvement project. Here are several alternate routes to help you walk to where you are going during the construction.
Jenny Richter has been named associate vice chancellor and director of the Office of Equity and Diversity, effective June 1. Richter served as interim director following the death last year of former director Marva Rudolph.
The pedestrian bridge connecting the Eleventh Street Garage to the Hill will be closed starting Monday, June 1, for rust removal and repainting.
The US Department of Energy has named Brian Wirth, a joint UT College of Engineering and Oak Ridge National Laboratory appointee, an Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award winner for 2014. Given by the DOE in recognition of research supporting science, energy, or national security, it is considered the highest achievement that a midcareer researcher can receive.
A leading center at UT will soon have a new director: accomplished faculty member Terry Hazen is taking the helm at the Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment.
Students from UT’s Haslam College of Business have won the regional Society for Human Resource Management case competition for the third time in the past five years.