UT’s Department of Physics and Astronomy presents the ninth installment of the Saturday Morning Physics lecture series this Saturday, April 22, with Assistant Professor Steven Johnston presenting “Studying Quantum Mechanics with Light and Computers.”
Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius, Lindsay Young Professor in the Department of History and director of the Center for the Study of War and Society, was recently a guest columnist for the Knoxville News Sentinel. Liulevicius recounts how the world reacted to America’s entry to the Great War in 1917. Two million Americans went over to
The New Yorker recently told the story of Christopher Gray, an architectural historian who passed away this month at the age of 66 and wanted to give his body back to science. UT’s Forensic Anthropology Center is making that happen.
The Knoxville News Sentinel recently featured Karen Hughes, a mycologist and professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, in a video interview and written article. Hughes is one of many scientists conducting research in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park following the November 2016 wildfires. Her research focuses on fungi that comes up uniquely after fires.
Teenagers who have symptoms of depression and who drink alcohol or use marijuana tend to use synthetic marijuana later in life, according to a new study co-authored by UT researcher Gregory Stuart. The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, is the first of its kind to assess whether marijuana use is predictive over time of the use of synthetic cannabinoids—the group of chemicals that mimic the effects of marijuana.
Daniel Feller, professor in the department of history and director of The Papers of Andrew Jackson, was recently interviewed by two national media outlets on President Trump’s admiration of President Andrew Jackson.
Professor in the Department of Geography and Fire Ecologist Henri Grissino-Mayer was interviewed by WATE and WVLT last month about the November 2016 wildfires in Sevier County.
Knoxville-area faculty, staff, and retirees came together for Picnic on the Plaza on Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Bulent Aliriza, founding director of the Turkey Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, will speak at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 19.
Katie Cahill is joining UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy as the new associate director. Her first day will be May 15.