Michael H. Logan, a professor emeritus in the Department of Anthropology, passed away Saturday, May 21. He was 74.
About 150 representatives from universities, industry, and federal agencies, along with elected officials, attended Monday’s Southeast Regional Energy Innovation Workshop in Chattanooga, a forum to advance clean energy technology innovation in the region.
Utah Public Radio recently interviewed Margaret Lazarus Dean, associate professor of English, about her latest book which examines the final days of American space shuttle program
Karen Sowers, dean of the College of Social Work was recently named the recipient of Mental Health America’s 2016 George Goodman and Ruth P. Brudney Social Work Award.
UT patents have helped improve everything from rechargeable batteries to the taste of dairy products. For example, UT–Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair for Global Nuclear Security Howard Hall, Nuclear Engineering Professor Steven Skutnik, and nuclear engineering student Michael Willis developed and patented a mobile device that can successfully detect sources of nuclear radiation. Take a look at our list of some of the notable contributions of UT researchers.
Christopher Wright is the Quest Scholar of the Week.
The Washington Post and Chicago Tribune quote Daniel Simberloff in stories about a disease that has killed more than one million oak and tanoak trees in coastal California.
The Christian Science Monitor cited David Anderson, associate head of the Department of Anthropology, in a story about research findings which indicate that stone tools, mastodon bones, and mastodon dung hold clues into the lives of prehistoric humans that lived in Florida.
The Washington Post recently interviewed Anthony Nownes, a professor of political science, for a story examining the impact of endorsements from celebrities and sports figures in this year’s presidential election.
The New York Times recently highlighted faculty and students’ poems written in tribute to Zaevion Dobson, a Knoxville teen who died while shielding two young girls from gunfire.