The spring 2015 dean’s list has been posted online. The list is searchable by last name, city, county (Tennessee only), and state.
Fifteen students—including aspiring biomedical engineers, public servants, and linguists—have been named as the 2015 class of Haslam Scholars. The incoming class includes ten students from Tennessee and one each from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Virginia, and Georgia.
An ASM International Materials Camp supported by UT’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering and scientists at CNS Y-12 National Security Complex is giving local students the chance to study debris from the space shuttle Columbia, with an eye on improving materials used in space flight.
World-renowned neuroscientist Subimal Datta joined the faculty this spring. He comes to UT from the Boston University School of Medicine, where he was a professor of psychiatry, neurology, and behavioral neuroscience and director for the Sleep and Cognitive Neuroscience Research Laboratory.
UT Libraries has created an online digital archive of photographs from the collection of Estes Kefauver, a prominent and popular figure in national politics in the 1950s, whose name may be surprisingly unfamiliar to current generations.
Students enrolled in Volunteer Bridge—a invitation-only dual-enrollment program between Pellissippi State Community College and UT—will now find it easier to get their associate’s degree while continuing their college studies.
Families are invited to enjoy free events related to the new summer exhibition throughout June at the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture.
The cornerstone of the University of Tennessee’s ongoing campus transformation is now open. The first phase of the long-awaited new Student Union welcomed its first visitors Monday morning. The 142,000-square-foot-building is the new central hub to meet, eat, and relax. The Student Union provides much-needed space to enhance services for the university’s more than 27,000 students.
Real-life crime scene investigators will excavate human remains, obtain fingerprints from decomposed bodies and collect insect evidence as part of a course at UT this month.
The expansion of Volkswagen’s Chattanooga manufacturing facility to produce a new midsize sport utility vehicle could add about 9,800 jobs to the Tennessee economy, according to a UT study released today.