A ceremony will be held Saturday, September 13, in Lenoir City to rename a section of Interstate 75 in honor of the deceased son of a UT employee. The section of highway will be named in honor of Lance Corporal William C. Koprince Jr., who died while serving in the US Marine Corps in Iraq. His mother, Bernice Koprince, works in the UT Department of History.
An international research team led by assistant professor Haixuan Xu has received a US Department of Energy grant to help with work involving a key component of nuclear reactors.
A quiet peninsula on the shores of a rural lake in middle Tennessee might have seemed an unlikely spot to create one of the nation’s leading science facilities in 1964.
The College of Engineering and the College of Business Administration’s supply chain management program rose in national rankings, according to the
Professor Hairong Qi has been named to the Gonzalez Family Endowed Professorship, making her the first woman to hold an endowed professorship in the College of Engineering.
UT Libraries recently acquired the Bible in which President Andrew Jackson’s family recorded household births, marriages, and deaths for more
Hash Hashemian, an adjunct professor of nuclear engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Nuclear Society, one of the highest honors in his field.
The Life of the Mind Program is seeking suggestions for its 2015–16 common reading selection for first-year students. A Ready for the World initiative, Life of the Mind is a component of First-Year Studies 100, a required online course that helps first-year students develop the right mindset for the college experience. As part of the course, students read the Life of the Mind book, submit a creative response, participate in a small-group discussion session, and attend a lecture by the book’s author.
UT’s College of Engineering has taken a large leap forward and is now ranked 32nd among all public universities and 57th among all undergraduate programs, according to the U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 rankings released today.
In remembrance of those killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, UT is participating in the 9/11: Never Forget Project. Members of the student organization Young Americans for Freedom constructed a memorial to the individuals whose lives were lost during the attacks by placing 2,977 American flags beside the Humanities Amphitheater. The students began planting the flags at 11:00 p.m. yesterday. The memorial will remain in place throughout the day today.