Cong Trinh, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, is developing a method to greatly improve the time involved in both identification and removal of pathogens through the concept of a Virulent Pathogen Resistance program.
More than 5,000 people gathered on the Ayres Hall lawn on Monday to view the solar eclipse. Attendees snacked on Moon Pies, Sun Chips, cookies, and popcorn, and watched the live stream from NASA of the total eclipse.
Parking and Transit Services has made some changes to help accommodate student, faculty, and staff parking needs as we begin a new school year. All faculty, staff, and students need a 2017-18 UT parking permit to use campus lots. Students, faculty, and staff who need accessible parking are required to purchase and display a UT
Which Wich Superior Sandwiches opens its doors on Wednesday, August 23, in the newly renovated Thompson-Boling Arena dining area. The location features the full Which Wich menu and will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays. The new dining option replaces McAlister’s Deli, which closed at the end of April. The remodel also
This summer, national and local media have drawn upon the expertise of UT faculty members to learn about this phenomenon and to help the public prepare to view it safely.
Industrial and systems engineering’s James Ostrowski was selected for his research into complex algorithms, while chemistry’s Brian Long was chosen for his work on developing membranes for gas separations.
Robert Nobles, associate vice chancellor for research, has been named interim vice chancellor for research and engagement effective September 1. Vice Chancellor Taylor Eighmy will leave the university at the end of the month to become president of the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Classes begin next week and more than 6,000 new students are expected on Rocky Top. As of today, UT is expecting 4,828 freshmen and 1,232 transfer students. Numbers change daily and aren’t final until the 14th day of class. “We’re trending to have a larger freshman class than last year,” said Kari Alldredge, vice provost for enrollment management.
Chris Cherry’s bicycle safety video has gone viral around the world.
Get to know David Dupper, who takes over as interim dean of the College of Social Work on August 16.