From an irrigation pump prototype to a replica of human anatomy, 3-D printing options at the Pendergrass Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine Library are endless.
UT welcomes fans to campus Saturday for the football game against University of South Carolina. Kickoff is set for 4:00 p.m. EST for the Volunteers’ game against the Gamecocks. Gates open at 2:00 p.m. The SEC Network will televise the game.
Jon Levin, professor of physics, was nominated for the 2015 Society of Physics Students Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award. Levin has been the SPS Zone 8 council member since 2010 and director of UT’s undergraduate physics program since 2000.
This year, thousands of students, alumni, faculty, and staff will show their Volunteer spirit during Homecoming, scheduled for November 8–14. The Vols will take on the University of North Texas at noon Saturday, November 14, in Neyland Stadium.
Mortar Board, a senior honor society, is currently searching for an advisor. Each year, the organization has around forty or fifty members with a new group of members selected during the end of the spring semester.
An international team led by joint UT-Oak Ridge National Laboratory faculty used America’s most powerful supercomputer, Titan, to calculate the neutron distribution and related observables of calcium-48, an isotope with an atomic nucleus consisting of twenty protons and twenty-eight neutrons. Computing the nucleus revealed that the difference between the radii of neutron and proton distributions—called the “neutron skin”—is considerably smaller than previously thought.
Shigetoshi Eda, associate professor in forestry, wildlife, and fisheries, studies immunology and diagnosis of an infectious disease in animals, called Johne’s disease.
Want to learn how to tackle plumbing projects and repairs at home? Facilities Services will host a campus workshop, “Facilities Fundamentals: DIY Plumbing Essentials,” from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, November 19, in the International House Great Room.
UT Facilities Services has announced the winners of the 2015 Chuck Thompson Outstanding Employee Awards. The recipients of the seventeenth annual awards are IT Technologist Jim McCarter and Zone Maintenance Foreman Johnny Waggoner.
Thanos Papanicolaou’s study of soil health over time is garnering attention in the scientific community. Science news service Phys.Org linked to the study, and the National Science Foundations’s Science 360 Newsletter made it the top story of the day.