Arts & Sciences News

In Memoriam: Kenneth Monty

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Kenneth James Monty, founding head of the Department of Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology, passed away May 23. He was 85.

In Memoriam: Dwayne Savage

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Dwayne Savage, who served as professor and head of the Department of Microbiology, passed away May 17. He was 81.

NIMBioS Study: Constructing Shale Gas Sites

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A new study from the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) finds that developing shale gas wells that have less impact on the environment, at least at the surface, is not as costly as presumed.

Erin Elizabeth Smith Named Writer-in-Residence

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Erin Elizabeth Smith, poet, professor, and creative director for Sundress Academy for the Arts at Firefly Farms, will serve as the Jack E. Reese Writer-in-Residence at UT for the 2016-17 academic year.

In Memoriam: Michael H. Logan

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Michael H. Logan, a professor emeritus in the Department of Anthropology, passed away Saturday, May 21. He was 74.