Undergraduates from across the country and their research mentors at UT are investigating ways to manage and control outbreaks of canine distemper virus, a devastating disease affecting dogs—particularly those in animal shelters—and other wildlife.
All three local TV outlets reported on a new venture by twin sisters Laura and Rachel Clift—sophomores at UT. The students have used their theater training to create a children’s party business called Neverland and Company.
Undergraduate student Chad Melton witnessed history this week as NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft conducted a flyby of Pluto, giving humankind its first-ever up-close look of the dwarf planet and its five moons.
Derek Alderman spoke to Jessica Glenza of The Guardian about Nathan Bedford Forrest and how symbols from the Civil War are interpreted.
The International Business Times featured Noemi Pinilla-Alonso, a UT postdoctoral student, in this story about NASA’s flyby of Pluto on July 14. NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will gather data to help scientists better understand the dwarf planet. Pinilla-Alonso will be the lead investigator of a new seven-day series of observations beginning July 23.
In just a few days, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will conduct a flyby of Pluto, giving humankind its first-ever up-close look of the dwarf planet and its five moons.
Bob Gorman, a longtime and beloved member of the UT family, passed away Friday, July 3, after a long illness. He was professor emeritus of political science.
Alan Tennant has been appointed director of the Joint Institute for Neutron Sciences at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The institute is a partnership between ORNL and UT.
Dan Simberloff, a professor who is one of the world’s leading experts on invasive species, was featured in the Korea Times. He advised the Korean government this week to set up regulations to counter the trade of “invasive species” there and protect Korea’s biodiversity.
Paul Armsworth, an ecologist whose research helps conservation organizations be more effective, has been selected as a James R. Cox Professor.