UT research finds life can persist in a cold, dark world. A UT microbiology assistant professor was part of a team that examined waters and sediments from a shallow lake deep beneath the Antarctic ice sheet and found the extreme environment supports microbial ecosystems.
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Timothy L. Hulsey, associate provost and director of University Honors, has been elected president of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
UT’s undergraduate supply chain program was recently ranked third in the US, according to a report from a leading industry company. Gartner Inc. placed UT’s program just behind those at Michigan State and Pennsylvania State, which tied for first. UT previously ranked eleventh. The program is housed in the College of Business Administration.
With the start of a new academic year, there are several new and interim department heads across campus.
It has long been said that necessity is the mother of invention. Thanks to the necessity of a College of Engineering graduate, people doing yard work the world over could save hours. Mark Arnurius was frustrated with how long it was taking him to clear refuse from trimmed trees and bushes when inspiration struck.
Educational trips have long been a part of schooling, but few journeys into the field go as far as a recent one by members of the College of Engineering. Professors Roger Parsons, of the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering, and Michael Berry, of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, led a group of budding UT engineers for a few weeks of study and work in the United Kingdom.
Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Services Dave Irvin spoke with the News Sentinel about the new pedestrian bridge over Phillip Fulmer Way and other campus upgrades and construction projects that will greet students returning for classes tomorrow.
The colleges of Nursing and Business Administration are joining forces to hold a nursing leadership program. The executive development series brings together the experience and expertise of both colleges’ faculty to transform today’s nurses into tomorrow’s health care business leaders.
Embracing “novel ecosystems” is dangerous, according to a new study by a team including a UT professor.
The College of Engineering’s strong connection to the research, development, and governmental activities of the various facilities in the Oak Ridge area was on display again this week, as officials from UCOR presented Dean Wayne Davis the latest installment in a $250,000, five-year commitment to the college.