The Clarence Brown Theatre will open its season this September with a comedy called The 39 Steps. It features four actors playing more than 100 characters.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs is pleased to announce the new SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows for 2015-16.
Sections of two City of Knoxville greenways that run through campus will be closed this summer as the Knoxville Utilities Board upgrades the area’s natural gas distribution system.
The position of UT’s College of Engineering and Oak Ridge National Laboratory as leaders in the manufacturing revolution has taken another bold step forward with the hiring of Uday Vaidya as the Governor’s Chair in Advanced Composites Manufacturing.
Twenty-four law enforcement personnel from thirteen agencies across the United States are taking part in a five-day outdoor recovery course this week at the Anthropology Research Facility. They are recovering human remains and learning how to obtain evidence from decomposed and buried bodies. The training will better prepare them for the range and variation of homicide scenes
R. J. Hinde, who has been an associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences for more than seven years, has been appointed the new vice provost for academic affairs. He will begin his new role on August 1.
Knoxville-area faculty and staff are invited to join UT President Joe DiPietro for an ice cream social from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 12, at the UT Gardens.
Forbes magazine highlighted UT’s Anthropology Research Facility, commonly known as the Body Farm, as one of the best in the nation that conducts pioneering research and works with law enforcement to bring killers to justice. The facility is the first of its kind in the world. It also has generated the William M. Bass Donated Skeletal Collection, the
A trio of UT faculty members was recently awarded more than $2 million by the US Department of Energy’s Nuclear Energy University Programs for their respective research projects.
The increasing use of video games is often blamed for children’s lack of interest in physical activity, but a UT study recently published in the “Games for Health Journal” suggests that active video games may actually be a source of moderate or intense physical activity in children five to eight years old.