International field work provides a platform for faculty and students to engage in cutting-edge research on global challenges integral to our agricultural and food systems, as well as experiential learning opportunities throughout the world that often combine academic activities with hands-on engagement during the summer, mini-term, an entire semester or academic year.
About ninety incoming freshmen used the past three weeks to sharpen their numerical skills at Math Camp, a three-week “boot camp” to help them prepare for math-intensive majors.
Space.com recently featured graduate student Michael Sandoval in this story. He and a colleague found what appear to be the densest galaxies ever seen–cosmic realms where the night sky would appear ablaze with stars from the surface of a planet. The duo discovered ultracompact dwarf galaxies while looking through archives of astronomy observations by several different observatories. They conducted the
A multi-faceted improvement project is now underway at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium on campus. The site is closed until the project is completed in early 2016.
UT is among the best undergraduate institutions in the nation, according to the Princeton Review’s The Best 380 Colleges: 2016 Edition list.
As a commitment to celebrating and supporting UT’s outstanding students, the Courage to Climb award seeks to recognize those who show promise in the areas of research, community service, promotion of civility and inclusion, leadership development, and/or campus involvement.
“Ask Me” buttons can be worn around campus by staff during Welcome Week, Friday, August 14, through Saturday, August 22, to serve as a resource to students as they return to campus.
Invasive species, from plants like the kudzu vine to animals like the red scale insect that chomps through citrus crops, threaten the health of vital agricultural and natural lands. Three undergraduate students have developed a new tool to help fight these pests. Their work was done with UT faculty mentors during a summer research program at NIMBioS.
One of the keys to the increasing number of women in the College of Engineering at UT is providing a welcoming environment to them on campus. To that end, a “Welcome Back Celebration” is being held when students begin classes August 19.
UT’s Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation recently awarded $8,800 to fund eleven research proposals submitted by faculty and doctoral students.