“We all respond to stress in different ways. Some get headaches. Some get heart disease. But the underlying mechanisms for the basis of this variation is not fully understood,” Sahba Seddighi told Quest magazine last October. A senior in the College Scholars Program, she studies neuroplasticity—how the brain changes as a result of life experiences. >> Video
UT and Southeast University in Nanjing, China, are hosting an English Immersion Summer Camp during the first two weeks of July 2016. This is a unique opportunity for faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students to work as teachers and classroom assistants in China.
Students with a penchant for tinkering have an opportunity to shine thanks to Tech Carnivol, a new event to be held during Engineer’s Day on October 22.
A research team including faculty and students from the College of Engineering and the Electric Power Research Institute has been selected as a finalist for the Little Box Challenge.
The Center for Health Education and Wellness will be kicking off National Substance Abuse Prevention Month from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 1, in the Humanities Amphitheater.
UT’s Math Camp, a three-week boot camp that helps selected incoming freshmen prepare for math-intensive majors, has received $20,000 from Verizon.
In honor of Tennessee-Florida game week, the Nuclear Energy Institute has started a competition of its own to see which university’s nuclear program is tops.
Alyxandria Wszolek wrote about the role nuclear power plays in the United States.
The UT community is invited to have a smashing time on Friday, courtesy of a safety lesson offered by the UT Police Department. UTPD’s “Blue Light Special” will take place at the Gate 21 Plaza outside Neyland Stadium between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Off-Campus and Commuter Services has been working with several departments to host the Rocky Top Rooftop Party to conclude National Campus Safety Awareness Month.