Legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart may not have perished in a plane crash as many have long assumed. A group of researchers believe she died as a castaway on a remote island, and Richard Jantz, professor emeritus of anthropology and director emeritus of UT’s Forensic Anthropology Center, is helping to provide the scientific evidence to back up that claim.
UT alumnus and adjunct faculty member in the Department of Nuclear Engineering Hash Hashemian has been named to a key nuclear advisory board.
The Division of Student Life offers workshop sessions on a range of topics such as consent, leadership, resume building, and the importance of integrity.
From significant events to famous visitors to the loss of a great friend, 2016 was chock-full of moments the Volunteer family will never forget.
Innovative research. Great teaching. Inspiring personal stories. Each year, UT shares hundreds of stories about the game-changing work and personal achievements of our students, faculty, and staff. Here’s a look at stories that struck a chord with media, logged the most online hits, and made a lasting impression on many.
Bill Hardwig in the Department of English and Sidi Kazunga in the Haslam College of Business Office of Undergraduate Programs have been honored for their advising work.
The New York Times, Washington Post and Gizmodo quoted geography professor Henri Grissino-Mayer in a story examining what makes the sound from famous old violins so exquisite.
The Christian Science Monitor interviewed UT’s Joshua Emery for a story about frozen water on the dwarf planet Ceres that could provide clues into the history of our own planet and the solar system.
The Christian Science Monitor recently spoke with UT’s Jon Hathaway about urban storm runoff.
Bill Fox, director of the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research, was recently featured by WBIR regarding the growing trend of online shopping. Fox said holiday sales for 2016 showed double digit growth in e-commerce, while in-store sales showed essentially no growth. He said getting back time and the ability to compare prices easily