Alan Tennant has been appointed director of the Joint Institute for Neutron Sciences at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The institute is a partnership between ORNL and UT.
Dan Simberloff, a professor who is one of the world’s leading experts on invasive species, was featured in the Korea Times. He advised the Korean government this week to set up regulations to counter the trade of “invasive species” there and protect Korea’s biodiversity.
Staff and faculty will receive an email on Monday, July 13, with instructions to renew their parking permit online.
Paul Armsworth, an ecologist whose research helps conservation organizations be more effective, has been selected as a James R. Cox Professor.
Thirteen Kids U campers, grades 8-12, attending the Food Truck Mania course on campus this week will be serving lunches they helped plan, prep and cook from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, July 9 and 10.
An advisory board of senior female leaders from across the university system helped design EOD’s first Conference for Women in Leadership and more than one hundred participants attended.
Scientific American recently featured the research of Sean Doody, adjunct professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Doody and his colleagues examine the complex, spiraling nest burrows produced by the yellow-spotted Australian monitor lizard, Varanus panoptes.
In a recent article for Bloomberg Politics, Associate Professor LeAnn Luna was interviewed about the impact uninsured people have on hospitals in the state. President Barack Obama visited Tennessee last week to talk about the Affordable Care Act. Luna holds a joint appointment with the department of accounting and information management and the Center for
A team of UT researchers is working with undergraduate students from across the country to better understand how the human body responds to tuberculosis infection by linking mathematical and biological studies.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) recently featured Vladimir Dinets, assistant research professor in the Department of Psychology, in a story about the Yeti, a mythical creature described as an enormous, shaggy ape-man with huge feet and aggressive sabre-like teeth. Scientists suggest various theories about what the creature is, ranging from a bear to an ape. “There are