The campus community is invited to join the student French honor society, Pi Delta Phi, at a candlelight vigil at 7:00 p.m. today on Market Square in downtown Knoxville, in honor of the victims of the Paris attacks. For more information, contact Mary McAlpin at email@example.com.
A water kiosk project and two educators from the College of Architecture and Design were recently honored by the East Tennessee Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The kiosk, a project in the Red Bird community of Clay County, Kentucky, earned a Design Award of Merit. Marleen Davis, Distinguished Professor of Architecture, was honored with the Gold Medalist Award, and retired architecture professor Bill Shell received the Award of Merit.
R&D Magazine has recognized a low-cost chemical sensor invented by a UT chemistry professor in partnership with the Y-12 National Security Complex as a top technology product in the marketplace.
From their hollow bones to the cones in a falcon’s nostrils, the bodies of birds of prey are designed for maximum efficiency in flight, reproduction, hunting, and survival. The final Science Forum of the semester will feature a close-up look at raptors.
A sixteen-year-old cancer patient offered “honorary admission” to UT several months ago was on campus this past weekend to enjoy Homecoming festivities. Noah Hays, a high school junior from Charlotte, North Carolina, is a lifelong Volunteer fan whose dream of attending UT has been jeopardized by his diagnosis with stage four rhabdomyosarcoma, an aggressive and rare cancer of the muscle and bone marrow.
What works in science and what doesn’t and how do we know? As the academic community faces greater scrutiny from external funders as to how and why research or education programs work, the need for external evaluation has never been more apparent.
Celebrating its rich and transformative 125-year history, the UT College of Law will announce its campaign to raise $45 million.
An internal search is under way to fill the position of vice provost and dean of the Graduate School.
UT’s Center for Transportation Research has selected three faculty members from the College of Engineering, one from the Department of Economics and one from the Haslam College of Business as part of its 2015 Fellows class.
The twenty-eighth annual Orange-Blue Blood Drive Battle begins today and continues through Friday, November 20. Each year, UT takes on the University of Kentucky in the friendly competition to see which fan base can bring in more blood donations during a five-day period.