A UT doctoral candidate will have a hand in organizing an international event on sustainable science. Roberto Federico-Perez was chosen to help coordinate the 2017 International Symposium on Green Chemistry, which aims to change deeply held practices in the field of chemistry.
Louis Gross, a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, and mathematics, has been invited to join a National Academies of Sciences committee to set a vision for the emerging discipline of data science in undergraduate education in the United States.
The final Faculty Pub of the fall semester will be held December 1 at Club LeConte, 800 South Gay Street. All faculty are invited to attend the pub, which will feature complimentary hors d’oeuvres and an open bar. RSVPs are needed by Wednesday, November 23.
Marilyn Kallet, a Knoxville poet and professor of English, recently spoke with WUOT 91.9 FM about the healing power of words and what she has learned from watching others discover it.
Healthy Pets recently featured the research of Vladimir Dinets, a research assistant professor of psychology, which examines the hunting behavior of crocodiles.
Take an industrial byproduct, treat it with the E. coli bacteria, and create a usable fragrance product for use in pharmaceuticals and other applications. That genetic engineering concept was golden for a team of UT students who recently participated in the annual iGem Competition Giant Jamboree in Boston.
Students will more easily be able to access the things they need to do while on campus or on-the-go with the newest version of the Tennessee app. The app has been redesigned from the ground up with a completely new look along with many new features and functions.
The Knoxville Mercury recently featured the UT Opera Theatre’s production of Ulysses. The theater performed the play in early November.
WBIR-TV Channel 10 interviewed Anthony Nownes, professor of political science, about key election indicators that would offer clues about how local and national elections would work out.
The Knoxville News Sentinel interviewed Mark Hulsether, professor of religious studies, for a story examining the intersection of religion and politics and how people of faith draw disparate conclusions at the ballot box.