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.
Forbes magazine highlighted UT’s Anthropology Research Facility, commonly known as the Body Farm, as one of the best in the nation that conducts pioneering research and works with law enforcement to bring killers to justice. The facility is the first of its kind in the world. It also has generated the William M. Bass Donated Skeletal Collection, the
Kelly Thomas, a tuba professor in the School of Music, passed away unexpectedly Sunday night. Visitation will be held 5:00-7:30 p.m. this Friday with the funeral immediately following at Clearwater Baptist Church, 964 County Road 180 in Athens, Tennessee. The burial will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the church. Thomas was appointed tuba/euphonium instructor at UT in 2014.
UT joined world partners today in a new era of research as scientists began recording data from the Large Hadron Collider, the world’s biggest and most powerful particle accelerator.
World-renowned neuroscientist Subimal Datta joined the faculty this spring. He comes to UT from the Boston University School of Medicine, where he was a professor of psychiatry, neurology, and behavioral neuroscience and director for the Sleep and Cognitive Neuroscience Research Laboratory.
Real-life crime scene investigators will excavate human remains, obtain fingerprints from decomposed bodies and collect insect evidence as part of a course at UT this month.
Not every encounter between predator and prey results in death. A new study co-authored by a UT professor suggests that prey emit warning cues that can ultimately lead to both their survival and that of their predators.
Faculty member Andrew Steen will travel to Pennsylvania this month to continue a research project that allows inner-city New Jersey teens to experience hands-on science.
When the next generation of high performance computing comes to Oak Ridge National Laboratory, UT’s physicists will be working on the first projects that put its power to work.
UT faculty member Andrew Steen will travel to Pennsylvania this month to continue a research project that allows inner-city New Jersey teens to experience hands-on science. This is the third year of the project, which started when Steen learned from a friend—Patrick Murray, a teacher at Malcolm X Shabazz High School in Newark, New Jersey—about