This week’s Science Forum at UT will look at alternative transportation energy sources and innovations. Claus Daniel, deputy director of the Sustainable Transportation program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will talk on “Electrification of Transportation: Cost and Opportunities.” His discussion begins at noon on Friday, September 19, in Room C-D of Thompson-Boling Arena.
Tennessee’s chapter of the American Institute of Architects has awarded the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center with the second-highest design honor in the state.
A ceremony will be held Saturday, September 13, in Lenoir City to rename a section of Interstate 75 in honor of the deceased son of a UT employee. The section of highway will be named in honor of Lance Corporal William C. Koprince Jr., who died while serving in the US Marine Corps in Iraq. His mother, Bernice Koprince, works in the UT Department of History.
A former UT professor will discuss the global events leading up to the Manhattan Project, the research project that produced the first atomic bombs in World War II, at today’s Science Forum. Ted Lundy, retired professor of metallurgy, will speak on “The Manhattan Project: How Did It Begin?” His talk begins at noon in Room C-D of Thompson-Boling Arena.
Two acclaimed adventurers will be on campus on Saturday, September 20, to share their stories and encourage aspiring scientists and explorers.
The UT Humanities Center’s Distinguished Lecture Series this week features an expert who will offer advice on winning research fellowships. Paul Erickson, the director of academic programs at the American Antiquarian Society, will speak at 3:30 p.m. on September 12 in the Tennessee Humanities Center Seminar Room in Melrose Hall.
A group of four UT professors are spanning the globe and serving as Fulbright Scholars this academic year, reports the
Research by a psychology professor was included in The Wall Street Journal. According to the article, research by assistant professor
The work of Geography Professor Henri Grissino-Mayer is getting ample media coverage. The media are covering the recent death of
A new exhibit exploring depictions of beasts, plants, and animals from the 1500s through the 1800s opens Friday, September 12, at the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture.