UT anthropology professor Jan Simek and UT grad student Beau Carroll were recently featured on National Geographic, as reported by local NBC-affiliate WBIR.
Colin Sumrall will present “Hitching Rides in Paleozoic Seas: Ancient Creatures and Their Shellfish Taxis” at the Science Forum at noon Friday, February 3, in Thompson-Boling Arena Café, Rooms C-D.
Eric Wade, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering, will be one of eight speakers at the TEDxUTK event on Saturday, February 11, at the Clarence Brown Lab Theatre.
Antimatter. The Big Bang. Ghostly neutrinos. The public is invited to spend Saturday mornings this spring with UT’s Department of Physics and Astronomy learning about intriguing and newsworthy science topics
Tickle College of Engineering Associate Dean Lynne Parker will be honored by Tennessee Tech.
The Tennessee and US economies are projected to stay on “steady footing” in 2017, but some unknown factors, like a new administration and Congress, could have an effect on the path of growth, according to a report released today by the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research.
Nature, the weekly journal of science, recently featured one of NASA’s current projects, which involves building a rover that it hopes will bring back signs of life from Mars. Harry “Hap” McSween, Chancellor’s Professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, is a part of the team working on the $2.4 billion project to bring back a rock from Mars, which could take place as early as July 2020.
Professor and head of the Department of Geography Derek Alderman has conducted extensive research on schools named for Martin Luther King Jr. Recently, Alderman was interviewed by Education Week to discuss the naming of schools after the Obamas.
Two professors in the College of Architecture and Design earned a national award for their work with students and community members to develop the Beardsley Farm Education Center, a project of the college’s nationally ranked design/build program.
Ten researchers were given Joint Directed Research Development awards for 2017 as part of the Science Alliance.