The United Kingdom’s Royal Academy of Engineering recently awarded Stephen J. Paddison, the Gibson Endowed Chair in Engineering at UT, a Distinguished Visiting Fellowship.
The UT Humanities Center has announced its class of fellows for the 2015–16 academic year. The faculty and graduate student fellowship recipients will be afforded a full year in the Humanities Center to pursue their respective research projects.
Students from UT and other area schools have been working with the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture to uncover the history of African American soldiers by helping to transcribe a Civil War-era handwritten text.
The adverse effects of radiation on nuclear fuel could soon be better controlled thanks to research involving UT’s College of Engineering.
Accounting students in the Haslam College of Business are among the brightest in the state and the nation, according to the latest report from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy.
UT’s Student Health Center is now one of 200 higher education institutions to achieve official approval by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).
DiscoverE has selected industrial engineering student Shima Mohebbi as one of its nominees to New Faces of Engineering for 2015. The award recognizes people thirty years old and younger who have shown outstanding abilities and leadership in engineering and who are bringing a new perspective to their particular field.
UT’s School of Journalism and Electronic Media will hold its inaugural Ida B. & Beyond Conference on Thursday, March 26. The conference begins at 9:30 a.m. in UT’s Black Cultural Center, 1800 Melrose Avenue. It is open to the university community and the public.
A new paper authored by UT professor suggests that in order to cope, conservation organizations need to adapt like the organisms they seek to protect. The paper, published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, argues that conservation organizations need to be bolder in their adaptation efforts given the rate and extent of the ecological changes that are coming.
UT will award its ninth and tenth honorary degrees to social activist Marian Wright Edelman and actress Dale Dickey. Edelman will receive an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters and speak at the College of Communication and Information commencement. Dickey will receive an Honorary Master of Fine Arts in acting during a campus visit next year.