Throughout his career, Edward O. Wilson has discovered more than 450 ant species and is now regarded as the founder of sociobiology. Today, UT awarded him the Honorary Doctor of Science and Letters degree in ecology and evolutionary biology from the College of Arts and Sciences during the fall commencement ceremony. This is the eighth honorary degree the university has granted.
After graduating from UT on Saturday, Olivia Bradley will fly 7,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean and drive six hours through Uganda to start her career in a small East African town.
The College of Arts and Sciences celebrated outstanding faculty with awards in advising, teaching, research, outreach, and service during its annual Winter Convocation last week.
It’s tassel time in Tennessee with 1,747 undergraduate, graduate, and law students set to don mortarboards and receive their degrees from UT this week. Graduate hooding will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 12, and the undergraduate commencement ceremony will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 13. During Saturday’s ceremony, an honorary degree will be awarded to Edward O. Wilson, who is considered the founder of sociobiology and the world’s leading authority on ants.
Several media outlets including the LA Times and Motherboard featured the work of Earth and Planetary Sciences Associate Professor Devon
The campus community is invited to a sit-down with noted biologist and honorary doctorate recipient Edward O. Wilson on Friday, December 12.
Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, is a peculiar place. Unlike any other moon, it has a dense atmosphere.
The College of Arts and Sciences celebrated its outstanding faculty with awards in advising, teaching, research, outreach, and service during its annual winter convocation.
A UT study shows that just as our family histories dictate what we look like and how we act, plant evolutionary history shapes community responses to interacting with agents of global change.
The Department of Geography was a force to be reckoned with at the Southeastern division of the Association of American Geographers annual meeting held in November in Athens, Georgia. For the second straight year, the department received multiple awards.