Faculty & Staff News

In Memoriam: Kenneth Monty

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Kenneth James Monty, founding head of the Department of Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology, passed away May 23. He was 85.

In Memoriam: Dwayne Savage

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Dwayne Savage, who served as professor and head of the Department of Microbiology, passed away May 17. He was 81.

Six Tips to Keep Your Family Fit and Healthy This Summer

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Summer is a great time to kick-start healthy habits but finding time to stay fit and make healthy choices as a family can seem overwhelming. “Summer is a great time for families to be active and make nutrition a priority,” said Lee Murphy, UT professor of nutrition. “These six steps can make a big difference for families who want to create or maintain a healthy lifestyle.”

Erin Elizabeth Smith Named Writer-in-Residence

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Erin Elizabeth Smith, poet, professor, and creative director for Sundress Academy for the Arts at Firefly Farms, will serve as the Jack E. Reese Writer-in-Residence at UT for the 2016-17 academic year.