Yilu Liu, the joint UT–Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair for Power Grids, has been named a newly elected member of the National Academy of Engineering.
Efforts to restore land back to its natural state by reintroducing wild animals have become increasingly popular in recent years. A study co-authored by Dan Simberloff, the Gore-Hunger Professor of Environmental Studies in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, says scientific evidence supporting the potential benefits of this form of restoration is limited at best. The introduction of species into new places is often met with unexpected negative consequences for the environment.
Environmental, social, and governance investing is associated with lower shareholder value, according to a new study by Tracie Woidtke, head of the finance department at UT’s Haslam College of Business.
Stuart Brotman, the inaugural Howard Distinguished Endowed Professor of Media Management and Law and Beaman Professor of Communication and Information, authored essays on several national websites today to mark the twentieth anniversary of President Bill Clinton’s signing of the 1996 Telecommunications Act.
Do you love your data? Knowing how to manage, share, and protect your research data is crucial to your academic and professional success. “Love Your Data” Week, February 8–12, features activities and tips to help you get organized.
The next meeting of the Department Heads Forum, a series of workshops and discussions for both recently appointed and the long-standing department heads, is Wednesday, February 10.
Join the Be Well team to get more daily activity, learn about healthy eating hacks, and participate in a community 5K to benefit TNT Leukemia Lymphoma Society and local ROTC programs next week.
Bruce McMullen, partner in the Memphis office of Baker Donelson, will deliver the keynote address at the sixteenth annual Julian Blackshear Jr. Scholarship Gala.
The Vol Court Pitch Competition encourages students, faculty, staff, and community members to pitch their business ideas for a chance to win $1,500, space in the UT Research Foundation Business Incubator, and free legal and accounting services.
Asafa Jalata, professor of sociology, global studies, and Africana studies, has published a new book, Phases of Terrorism in the Age of Globalization: From Christopher Columbus to Osama bin Laden.