The Civil War changed a lot in America. Hundreds of thousands died. Millions of slaves were freed. And the country’s higher education system was transformed. A book by a UT history professor—which explores how the war reshaped colleges—is being honored with a prestigious book award.
Make plans to attend the first Faculty Pub of the 2014-15 academic year on Friday, August 29, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Bridgeview Grill on the third floor of the UT boathouse on Neyland Drive. Enjoy free appetizers, a cash bar, and a wonderful opportunity to interact with your fellow faculty. Parking will be available in the C-14 lot across from the boathouse building.
UT’s undergraduate supply chain program was recently ranked third in the US, according to a report from Gartner Inc., a leading
WBIR-TV Channel 10 recently featured the Pride of the Southland Band as members practiced this week to get ready for
UT’s recycling program has expanded to fraternity housing. The initiative, which launched last week, provides recycling containers in and around houses on Fraternity Park Drive. These containers are for paper, aluminum and steel cans, glass, and plastics.
The Center for Transportation Research has reaffirmed its status as a preeminent research center by announcing the establishment of the Faculty Fellows Program.
UT research finds life can persist in a cold, dark world. A UT microbiology assistant professor was part of a team that examined waters and sediments from a shallow lake deep beneath the Antarctic ice sheet and found the extreme environment supports microbial ecosystems.
Timothy L. Hulsey, associate provost and director of University Honors, has been elected president of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
Today’s students now have a new textbook, Mathematics for the Life Sciences, published this month by Princeton Press and co-authored by scientists at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis at UT. It teaches readers about basic mathematical and statistical methods that can be used to explore and explain biological phenomena.
With the start of a new academic year, there are several new and interim department heads across campus.