March is Women’s History Month and UT is celebrating with multiple events acknowledging the professional accomplishments of women past and present and discussing current topics that impact women every day.
Jennifer DeBruyn, associate professor of bioengineering, will present “Life After Death: Microbial Ecology of Human Decomposition” at this week’s Science Forum at noon Friday.
Join Professor and Newton W. and Wilma C. Thomas Endowed Chair Anthony Mezzacappa for a Saturday Morning Physics lecture.
Ira Taylor Sliger, the founding director of recreation and the Student Aquatic Center, died February 27. He was 95.
The McClung Museum will host its monthly First Friday open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, March 3. The monthly recurring series gives staff, faculty, students, and museum members a behind-the-scenes peek at gems from the museum’s collections.
The UT Research Foundation and Three Roots Capital have partnered to launch the UTRF Checkerboard Portfolio, a program to provide UT-affiliated startups with business development support and mentoring opportunities.
John Currie, athletic director for Kansas State, has been named UT’s next Director of Athletics. Currie worked for UT Athletics for 12 years prior to going to K-State in 2009. He will join Chancellor Beverly Davenport’s cabinet as vice chancellor and director of athletics on April 1. Davenport announced the hire Tuesday after less than two weeks on the job.
A national nonprofit group that includes David Icove, UL Professor of Practice in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has found a new use for “big data”: crime solving.
The Office of Communications and marketing won nine top awards at the annual American Advertising Awards Gala.
A group of students from UT and a trio of Knoxville high schools will get an out of this world opportunity Wednesday to chat with an astronaut on the International Space Station.