The fall 2015 dean’s list has been posted online. To qualify for the dean’s list, an undergraduate student must earn a term grade point average of 3.80 to 4.00 (summa cum laude), 3.65 to 3.79 (magna cum laude), or 3.50 to 3.64 (cum laude).
A history professor will explore the effect of Islam on Christian Europeans—and by extension the West in general—during the next “Conversations and Cocktails” talk on Tuesday, February 2.
A successful alumnus and businessman and a pioneering female historian who taught at UT for thirty-two years will headline this semester’s African American Trailblazer Series.
UT Facilities Services’s 2015 Fall and 2016 Spring Projects catalog is available online and details the major tasks completed during the fall semester and the projects that are slated for spring.
William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus will play on the CBT mainstage February 10–28 with 7:30 pm and 2:00 pm performances
Viruses infect more than humans or plants. For microorganisms in the oceans—including those that capture half of the carbon taken out of the atmosphere every day—viruses are a major threat. But a paper published Monday in the journal Nature Microbiology shows that there’s much less certainty about the size of these viral populations than scientists had long believed.
The College of Engineering’s first Distinguished Lecture Series event of the spring semester is at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 27. The college welcomes Francisco Valero-Cuevas, director of the Brain-Body Dynamics Laboratory at the University of Southern California, for his presentation “An Integrative Engineering Approach to Neuromuscular Control.”
The next big leap in computing could be just around the corner, thanks to a project being conducted by UT’s College of Engineering and the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute.
UT’s Center for Career Development in the new Student Union has named an interview room in honor of Farm Bureau Insurance of Tennessee, recognizing the company’s support of various university programs.
Several events on campus today and this weekend have been canceled with organizers citing winter weather concerns.