Faculty & Staff News

What You Should Know About Campus Tornado Warnings

Last Thursday we participated in a tornado awareness drill using the UT Alert text and email system. As we head in to severe weather season, we want to remind you about how and when UT will issue a tornado warning alert and interruptions to campus activities. How UT Issues Tornado Warning Alerts The Office of Emergency

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Professors Discuss the Future of Science under Trump

UT’s Gordon Burghardt, professor of psychology, and Nina Fefferman, associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, joined Gretchen Goldman from the Union of Concerned Scientists recently on WUOT’s Dialogue.

Nature Publishes UT Graduate Student’s Work

Jacob Raplee, a graduate research assistant in both mechanical engineering and business administration, published an article in Nature‘s highly regarded Scientific Reports.

New Policy on Drone Use on Campus in Effect

A new UT Knoxville policy governs the use of any unmanned aircraft system (UAS, or drone) on university property or in connection with university employment.

Grzywacz Shares Notes from Russia

Robert Grzywacz, director of the UT-ORNL Joint Institute for Nuclear Physics and Applications and a physics professor, is in Russia this week.

Nomani to Address Reclaiming Rights for Muslim Women

Journalist and author Asra Nomani, born into a conservative Muslim family from India, chronicles the struggle Muslim women face in reclaiming the rights granted at Islam’s birth in the seventh century, which have been erased by centuries of man-made rules and tribal traditions.