A UT physicist has been instrumental in the discovery of four new super-heavy chemical elements—atomic numbers 113, 115, 117, and 118—recently added to the periodic table. Robert Grzywacz, along with collaborators at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, developed the software used in the equipment that detects the new elements and helps analyze data from the experiments.
Klaus Blache spoke about the importance of reliability and maintainability to Maintenance Technology.
Local media outlets highlighted UT’s Conversations and Cocktails. The event gives community members an opportunity to interact with guest scholars as they discuss history while enjoying a special dinner.
Ramon DeGennaro, professor of banking and finance, was recently interviewed about personal finance by San Francisco radio station KDOW. The podcast called “The Good Life Made Better” is hosted by Stephen Lovell and was featured on Soundcloud, Stitcher, TuneIn, and on the iTunes app.
Be Well will serve as a resource bank for organizing campus wellness activities and a central point for information and services that can help.
Be Well is enlisting the help of Wellness Champions to bring information about the initiative and resources into their departments and to encourage and support those around them as they adopt healthier habits.
UT students will have the opportunity to make an impact on real-world issues through the use of public policy, research and teamwork thanks to a program from the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.
Microsoft is ending support for Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10 today.
Three internal candidates for vice provost and dean of the Graduate School will hold open forums at which they will make presentations and answer questions from the campus community.
The White House Forum on Connecting Regional Innovation Ecosystems to Federal and National Labs was an opportunity for political, educational and scientific leaders to discuss ways that economic growth benefits from research facilities.