The 1980s television program MacGyver sparked interest in science. The National Academy of Engineering is hoping it can serve as inspiration to a new generation, and is sponsoring a contest for ideas for a show that would feature a female engineer in the lead role. UT students—male or female, engineer or not—are encouraged to enter.
Two nationally known environmental leaders—Phil Sharp, president of Resources for the Future, and former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman, co-chair of the Clean and Safe Energy Coalition—will visit UT next week.
Five community-campus partnerships were awarded funds for projects that enhance the engagement mission of the university locally, nationally, and globally.
The Shelby Cobra 3D printed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which served as a hallmark of American ingenuity during President Barack Obama’s East Tennessee visit in January, will be on display in the plaza near Gate 21 at the Orange and White Game.
Work will begin in May, after spring commencement, on a renovation of Torchbearer Plaza and Circle Park.
Four UT architecture professors helped transform an old rural West Tennessee homestead into a modern family oasis that communicates its owners’ commitment to sustainable farming practices.
How much must one person care about their alma mater for their name to appear in two places? Ask John Tickle.
Students interested in researching past and current trends in children’s and young adult literature now can do so at UT, thanks to a new doctoral specialization that will be offered starting this fall.
The nuclear engineering department at UT built on a series of successes recently by bringing home eight top awards at a conference hosted by the American Nuclear Society at Texas A&M University.
The examination of a policy that holds mothers criminally liable for substance abuse during pregnancy recently earned six UT undergraduates first place honors in a statewide competition.