Faculty & Staff News

Mark Dadmun Named Fellow of American Chemical Society

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A UT expert in polymers has been named a 2015 fellow of the American Chemical Society. Mark Dadmun, professor of chemistry, joins a list of seventy-eight distinguished academics who have made significant contributions to science and their profession.

Law Professor: Legal Profession’s Challenges Bring Benefits

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Today’s legal profession faces a number of challenges, including a smaller job market and fewer law school applicants. But College of Law Professor Benjamin Barton argues that these struggles may transform the practice of law and benefit American consumers.

Icove Named National Academy of Forensic Engineers Fellow

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David Icove, the UL Professor of Practice in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UT, was recently awarded one of the top honors in his field as he was chosen a fellow of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers.

Students Conduct Research to Control Canine Distemper

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Undergraduates from across the country and their research mentors at UT are investigating ways to manage and control outbreaks of canine distemper virus, a devastating disease affecting dogs—particularly those in animal shelters—and other wildlife.

In Memoriam: Steve Thomas

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Steve Thomas, a longtime librarian at UT and a former president of the Faculty Senate, passed away on July 15.

Law Professor Calls ‘Watchman’ a ‘Novel to Celebrate’

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Distinguished Professor of Law Judy Cornett combines her legal expertise with a passion for literature. She was interviewed by the News Sentinel about this week’s release of Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman and the character of Atticus Finch.