Graduate education at UT earned high marks in the new U.S. News and World Report rankings, with programs in business, law, engineering, information sciences, nursing, and education listed among the best in the nation.
The extreme self-sacrificial behavior found in suicide bombers and soldiers presents an evolutionary puzzle: how can a trait that calls for an individual to make the ultimate sacrifice, especially in defense of a group of non-family members, persist over evolutionary time?
UT physicists have developed mathematical processes that have the potential to speed up computers far beyond conventional machines and make data storage and processing cheaper and more energy efficient.
Polymer nanocomposites mix particles billionths of a meter (nanometers, nm) in diameter with polymers, which are long molecular chains. Often used to make injection-molded products, they are common in automobiles, fire retardants, packaging materials, drug-delivery systems, medical devices, coatings, adhesives, sensors, membranes and consumer goods. When a team of scientists, including UT’s Alexei Sokolov, tried to verify
UT researchers have succeeded in manipulating the electronic behavior of a sheet material the thickness of a single atom layer without compromising its chemical composition or structural integrity.
The “Hyrdolunteers” were formed in 2015 as a way for students from varying backgrounds to come together to better understand, protect, and preserve water resources in East Tennessee.
New York Times best-selling author Sam Kean will visit UT from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, to talk about his book The Disappearing Spoon.
People seeking to improve their problem-solving and survival skills can learn a thing or two from an unlikely source—songbirds.
UT presents its 70th annual Student Art Competition featuring work from students in the School of Art this spring. The exhibit began on February 28 and will remain on display through March 19 in the Ewing Gallery in the Art and Architecture Building. The Daily Times reported on the exhibition opening and award ceremony, which took place on Monday, February 27, prior to the event.
Two months after the deadliest fire in Tennessee history, NewsChannel 5 in Nashville goes back to Sevier County for a deeper look. UT geography professor Henri Grissino-Mayer said his cause for concern took root decades ago.