When early terrestrial animals began moving about on mud and sand 360 million years ago, the powerful tails they used as fish may have been more important than scientists previously realized. That’s one conclusion from a new study by a multidisciplinary team from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Clemson University, Carnegie Mellon University and the UT-based National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis.
One of the biggest stumbling blocks to having successful relationships lies within. That’s the somewhat startling finding of a study conducted by graduate student Jerika Norona and Professor Deborah Welsh, both of the psychology department, which Welsh heads.
Clay Jones (’71) of Naples, Florida, the former chairman and CEO of Rockwell Collins Inc., began serving as president of the Alumni Board of Directors on July 1. The board comprises representatives of UT’s more than 235,000 alumni.
Following her graduation from UT, Christine Dano Johnson turned her focus to polishing her curatorial experience. This led her to curate her first solo mini exhibition, Land, Sea, and Spirit: Alaska Native Art from the 19th and 20th Centuries, at the McClung Museum.
UT is restructuring and investing more resources in two of the primary offices that handle sexual assault investigations, reporting responsibilities, and support and care for victims of sexual misconduct, relationship violence, and stalking.
Cindy Welch, the associate director at the Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature believes books are a great tool to answer questions children may ask about the upcoming Olympic Games.
Students and alumni will join together this summer to make a difference in communities across the country.
The Pregame Showcase—the popular faculty lectures held on campus two hours before each home football game—will be on hiatus until Phase II of the new Student Union construction is completed.
The McClung Museum will offer a Family Fun Day and a stroller tour this month.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek announced interim appointments today for two key positions on his staff.