Two UT faculty members have received a $49,557 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to look at the role rural public libraries play in the economic development of the Appalachian region.
All faculty and staff are required to complete the campus’s international travel registration before traveling abroad on university business. To learn more about the process, faculty and staff are invited to attend one of three information sessions.
An effort of the Landscape Architecture program to help improve the health of regional water resources and the communities they sustain has been recognized with a state award.
Ed Burdette, the Fred N. Peebles Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been named the Peter G. Hoadley Award winner for 2014.
The community is invited to experience international fine dining and savor foods from various countries at the Ready for the World Cafe, which kicks off Thursday, October 2. Seven luncheons will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursdays through December 4 in the UT Visitors Center, 2712 Neyland Drive.
The nighttime safety of drivers and passengers on Tennessee’s highways could soon be greatly improved thanks to a new research project through the Center for Transportation Research. The high number of injuries and deaths from traffic incidents prompted agencies such as the World Health Organization and the United Nations to recognize their epidemic proportion.
Misty Anderson, an English and theatre professor, will be speaking at this week’s Pregame Showcase on “Methodism and Eighteenth-Century Theatre.” This week’s showcase will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 4, two hours before the Vols’ home game against the Florida Gators.
At the beginning of the age of dinosaurs, gigantic reptiles—distant relatives of modern crocodiles—ruled the earth. Some lived on land and others in water and it was thought they didn’t much interact. But a tooth found by a UT researcher in the thigh of one of these ancient animals is challenging this belief.
Charles F. McMillan, nuclear physicist and director of Los Alamos National Laboratory, will give the Baker Center’s annual Distinguished Global Security Lecture on October 1 at UT. McMillan will speak on “The Timeline of Technology.” The event is free and open to the public.
RJ Mitte, a young actor known for his role on AMC’s hit television series Breaking Bad, will visit UT on Thursday, October 2, as a part of UT’s third annual Disability Week.