With the Lego Batman movie premiering recently, National Geographic took a whimsical look at seven ways in which bats are like the fictional Batman character. Nat Geo turned to Gary McCracken—professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and one of the world’s leading experts on bats—for a question about bats’ built-in superpowers.
Research being conducted in the Tickle College of Engineering seeks to anticipate and answer questions about nuclear security and possible threats.
Thereasa Abrams, an assistant professor in UT’s College of Social Work and a burn survivor herself, has developed an app called the Bridge to help burn patients heal faster.
The College of Architecture and Design will host a variety of internationally renowned architects and guest lecturers during the 2017 spring semester.
The USA Today Network featured an interview with Daniel Feller, professor of history, about the comparisons between presidents Donald Trump and Andrew Jackson.
Dawnie Steadman, the director of the Forensic Anthropology Center, was recently featured in Science magazine regarding the scientific importance of body farms.
In WBIR’s coverage of President Trump’s Inauguration, Professors Dan Feller and Amber Roessner weighed in regarding their respective areas of expertise.
Brandon Prins, professor of political science, and co-researcher Anup Phayal, postdoctoral research fellow with the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, were recently featured as guest authors in the Washington Post. The article, “What do pirates want? To Steal Riches at Sea so They Can Pay for Wars on Land,” describes where piracy still frequently occurs and why it continues to be a profitable way of life for rebels.
A new study from UT’s Global Supply Chain Institute outlines the best practices for leveraging transparency in supply chains for financial profit.
Wendell Scott was the first and only African American driver to win a stock car race at NASCAR’s highest level.