The Appalachian Community Health and Disaster Readiness Project partnership works to winterize local homes, build a clean drinking water kiosk, distribute and demonstrate carbon monoxide monitors based on the type of heating sources many families use, conduct health surveys, assess flood damages, train hospital staff on basic and advanced disaster life support, and develop prototypes for homes.
In honor of the new exhibit, Through the Lens: Botanical Photography of Alan S. Heilman, UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will host “Beauty of the Macro World,” an illustrated presentation by local nature photographer Kendall Chiles, at 3:00 p.m. on June 14.
The spring 2015 dean’s list has been posted online. The list is searchable by last name, city, county (Tennessee only), and state.
Fifteen students—including aspiring biomedical engineers, public servants, and linguists—have been named as the 2015 class of Haslam Scholars. The incoming class includes ten students from Tennessee and one each from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Virginia, and Georgia.
Nine students from the United States and China are on campus this week for Computational Sciences for Undergraduate Research Experiences, a summer internship program focused on developing knowledge and skills to use advanced computing in research.
An ASM International Materials Camp supported by UT’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering and scientists at CNS Y-12 National Security Complex is giving local students the chance to study debris from the space shuttle Columbia, with an eye on improving materials used in space flight.
UT joined world partners today in a new era of research as scientists began recording data from the Large Hadron Collider, the world’s biggest and most powerful particle accelerator.
The College of Engineering’s Department Electrical Engineering and Computer Science graduate certificate program in fire protection engineering has gained some important students.
Condolence cards or notes for WJ Julian’s family are being accepted at the band office, and donations in his memory can be made to the University of Tennessee Band Scholarship Fund.
World-renowned neuroscientist Subimal Datta joined the faculty this spring. He comes to UT from the Boston University School of Medicine, where he was a professor of psychiatry, neurology, and behavioral neuroscience and director for the Sleep and Cognitive Neuroscience Research Laboratory.