Gwyn Davies, an expert on Roman siege warfare, will discuss the Roman fort of Yotvata during a lecture on Tuesday, October 27. Davies, an associate professor of history at Florida International University, will speak at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the McClung Museum.
Want to find the ghosts on campus? Want to exercise certain muscles in your body? Want safety tips for walking alone at night? There will soon be apps for that, thanks to UT students participating this weekend in a worldwide event called the ARIS Global Game Jam 2015.
Being taught by one’s parents may not always be a good thing—at least if you’re a whooping crane. A new UT study shows that animals deprived of normal parental care may be better suited to survive in new environments.
The UT Symphony Orchestra will present the academic premiere of Knoxville: Summer of 2015, a musical sequel to Samuel Barber’s famous Knoxville: Summer of 1915, on Friday, October 30, at the Tennessee Theatre in downtown Knoxville. The concert is a collaboration of the School of Music and the Department of Theatre.
A UT professor has joined the ranks of explorers who landed on the moon, studied chimpanzees, and led Antarctic expeditions.
Bat poop matters. So says a UT study examining a little-known species, the Caucasian parsley frog, and its reliance on insects that breed in bat guano.
The second annual Arab Fest will be held October 22-24 and aims to bring Arab traditions to the UT and local community. The News Sentinel wrote a story about the event.
Sergey Gavrilets, a joint UT professor of math and ecology and evolutionary biology, was quoted in several articles about epigenetics.
WBIR-TV Channel 10 visited UT this week to experience the Magic of Chemistry show.
The campus community is invited to a discussion about the value of the humanities at public universities Wednesday, November 4.