Fifteen teams from thirteen East Tennessee high schools will compete at the sixth annual Tennessee High School Ethics Bowl. The daylong competition is sponsored by UT’s Department of Philosophy and the Humanities Center.
The College of Engineering’s Alexander Papandrew and Gerd Duscher are part of a broader Oak Ridge National Laboratory-led team that recently received a $2.75 million Department of Energy grant for work on improving fuel cells, $1.4 million of which went to their project.
Taking one of Brandon Horvath’s classes can be fun and games. That’s because Horvath, turf pathologist and plant sciences professor, has integrated elements typically found in games into two of his undergraduate courses, History and Impact of Turf Grasses and Turf Grass Pathology.
The UT Humanities Center’s Conversations and Cocktails series continues on Tuesday, February 3, with Vejas Liulevicius, Lindsay Young professor and the director of the Center for the Study of War and Society, talking about “Eastern Europe’s Dangers.”
Two professors who have advanced social good and welfare through their work have been honored by the Society for Social Work and Research. Bill Nugent and John Orme, both faculty members in the UT College of Social Work, are 2015 fellows of the national organization.
Lower unemployment rates, falling gas prices, and increased consumer confidence position the national and Tennessee economies for continued recovery and strong growth in 2015 and beyond.
Internationally recognized architects and designers will present their work this semester as part of the Church Memorial Lecture Series.
The role of UT’s College of Engineering as a leader in advanced materials research got yet another boost recently as Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, or LIFT, officially opened its headquarters.
The Haslam College of Business, in partnership with the UT Office of Research and Engagement, has launched a new institute to better organize and build aerospace- and defense-related research, education, and training.
The coverage of living corals on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef could decline to less than ten percent if ocean warming continues, according to a new study that explores the short- and long-term consequences of environmental changes to the reef. The study was done by an international team of ecologists at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis at UT.