Gizmodo recently highlighted two studies conducted at UT’s Forensic Anthropology Center–also known as the Body Farm–that discuss the chemical vapors and compounds produced by the body during decomposition. Read the story here.
Terry Hazen, the Governor’s Chair for Environmental Biotechnology, a joint UT-ORNL appointment, is working with a team of researchers who have developed a method of using bacteria to help test for the presence of a wide array of pollutants.
Recent estimates of a shortage of 300,000 truck drivers have drawn attention from media across the nation, but a report from the Haslam College of Business reveals an even broader crisis in supply chain talent.
Employees and covered spouses currently enrolled in the Partnership PPO who have been contacted for health coaching in 2015 must complete a biometric health screening by July 15.
Four Human Resources policies have been updated, and the changes are effective May 1, 2015.
An upcoming landscape project aims to improve the overall appearance of the eastern edge of campus while providing an open, collaborative space for the College of Engineering.
The Apartment Residence Hall on Andy Holt Avenue will close by the end of this month and demolition will begin in June, as part of UT’s four-year plan to replace six residence halls around Presidential Court with seven new facilities.
Independent Magazine has highlighted the work of UT professors and filmmakers Ashley Maynor and Paul Harrill. The duo recently debuted a web documentary, The Story of Stuff, about grief and mourning. Read the story here. Maynor is a UT digital humanities librarian. Harrill is an associate professor in the School of Art.
Two open forums will be held for the campus community to ask questions of the two finalists for the position of Vice Provost for Academic Affairs.
Tanisha Jenkins, director of the Office of Multicultural Student Life, was honored at this year’s Multicultural Gradation Celebration with the Beacon of Light Award, named in her honor.