Rich Middlemas, film producer and UT graduate, will hold a discussion on his 2011 Oscar-winning documentary film Undefeated.
UT has wrapped up its annual Big Orange Give online giving campaign. Alumni and friends helped the university more than triple the campaign goal by giving $766,330 online in one week.
The East Tennessee Section of the American Chemical Society presents their annual, “Magic of Chemistry” show, at 7:00 p.m. on October 21, featuring chemistry lecturer Al Hazari.
The National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis at UT will have new leadership beginning in January. Colleen Jonsson, an expert in infectious disease dynamics and molecular virology, has been named the new NIMBioS director. She will begin January 2015.
Graduate students in nursing, pharmacy, nutrition, and exercise physiology are coming together to tackle a new health challenge facing the nation—a critical need for advanced practice psychiatric mental health nurses.
Recent studies have found that crocodiles and their relatives are highly intelligent animals capable of sophisticated behavior such as advanced parental care, complex communication, and use of tools for hunting.
Over the next five years, Jeffrey Moersch will be traveling to faraway places—from the Arctic to the Chilean desert—in a quest to learn more about a place even farther away—Mars. The earth and planetary sciences professor is part of a new NASA-funded research team helping prepare for the Mars 2020 rover mission. The interdisciplinary team is a member of the NASA Astrobiology Institute and is one of seven to receive a five-year grant of about $8 million.
Researchers in UT’s College of Engineering have been tied to advancements in safety and detection surrounding nuclear-related issues since the dawn of the atomic age.
The College of Law will host a talk by H. E. Božo Cerar, Slovenian ambassador to the United States, at noon on Monday, October 20.
UT’s College of Law is one of the nation’s outstanding law schools, according to the 2015 edition of the Princeton Review’s list of The Best 169 Law Schools.