Geography is more than maps, terrains, and places. It’s also history, climate change, human rights, population, transportation, and human behavior. With Geography Awareness Week beginning today, here’s a look at some fascinating—and very diverse—research being done by UT geographers.
China has long had the largest population of any country in the world, but its recent economic boom has presented it with a number of problems, especially transportation and air quality. UT researchers have been studying the use of e-bikes in China, and their new findings shed light on the demographic and geographic use of the new technology.
John Orme, a College of Social Work professor, has been named a fellow in the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare.
A UT student belongs to an elite group of US Armed Forces troops whose war efforts in Afghanistan were chronicled in a major motion picture.
UT welcomes football fans and alumni to campus this Saturday for Homecoming. Kickoff is set for noon EST for the Volunteers’ game against the University of North Texas Mean Green. Gates open at 10:00 a.m. The SEC Network will televise the game.
Melissa Allen, postdoctoral researcher at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will focus on what we know—and don’t know—about global warming at this week’s Science Forum.
The Haslam College of Business recognized the accomplishments of three alumni and one corporation during its seventh annual Alumni Awards Gala November 6.
Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight by Associate Professor of English Margaret Lazarus Dean will be the next Life of the Mind selection that next year’s freshmen will be asked to read prior to arriving on campus in fall 2016.
After Emmanuel Adebola’s first semester at UT, he gave himself a homework assignment: do something to help other transfer students—like himself—adjust more quickly to campus.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s life and work will be celebrated through film screenings, a poetry contest, panel discussions, and performances at a festival to be held November 12–13.