UT welcomes more than 2,500 students, families and teachers from around the region to Thompson-Boling Arena Thursday through Saturday, March 23-25, for the annual Smoky Mountains Regional FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition.
The nation’s eyes will focus on UT Wednesday, March 29, as the campus attempts to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest human letter by forming an enormous Power T in Neyland Stadium. The feat will be broadcast live from 7 to 9 a.m. on NBC’s Today show, with weatherman Al Roker doing his weather reports from the stadium.
A simpler, less messy approach to protein supplements helped UT junior Florin Matei take home the top prize at this year’s Vol Court Pitch Competition.
NIMBioS researchers have identified a more sensitive test for detecting the early stages of paratuberculosis, a fatal disease that plagues dairy and beef herds and causes an estimated annual loss of up to $250 million to the US dairy industry.
The Baker Center will host George Varughese, country representative of The Asia Foundation in Nepal, at 2 p.m. March 27 as part of the Global Security Lecture Series.
Two water experts from UT will be panelists at this month’s Southeastern Conference Academic Conference.
Sixteen emerging leaders in disability sport—including current and former national athletes, Paralympic executives, social entrepreneurs, and inclusion advocates from 15 countries—are participating in the second annual Sport for Community program, led by the Center for Sport, Peace, and Society.
The Women in STEM Research Symposium returns to UT on March 21, bringing together students, faculty, and researchers for a day recognizing and strengthening the role of women in science, technology, engineering, and math fields.
UT and King University, a private university in Bristol, Tennessee, are forging a unique partnership that will allow students to graduate with a degree from both institutions.
The Carolingian era—best known for Emperor Charlemagne, the first Holy Roman Emperor—and its lasting impact on Europe will be the topic of the 14th annual Marco Symposium March 24–25.