The study of the properties of boundaries between different materials—something that could one day change the world of electronics—is getting a boost from research being done by scientists in UT’s College of Engineering and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
UT Knoxville’s Ready for the World Cafe will take diners on culinary adventures to Japan and Thailand on Thursday, November 13, and Thursday, November 20.
Tennessee veterans who have died in the line of duty since the 9/11 terrorist attacks will be honored when UT participates in its fourth annual National Day of Remembrance and Roll Call on Tuesday, November 11.
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will host a lecture on natural history as a popular science on Tuesday, November 25. Denise Phillips, an assistant professor in history, will present the 5:30 p.m. talk, “The Most Popular of Sciences: Natural History through the Centuries.”
Audris Mockus, whose research focuses on analyzing programming steps leading to problems in computer software—known as digital archaeology—has been named the new Harlan Mills Chair of Software Engineering at UT.
Omer Onar, an Alvin M. Weinberg Fellow at ORNL, will talk about the world’s first dynamic wireless charging system without coils at this week’s Science Forum.
A UT study finds that nonprofit organizations aiming to protect biodiversity show little evidence of responding to economic signals, which could limit the effectiveness of future conservation efforts.
The university has won a prestigious national honor for improving its retention and graduation rates. At its meeting this morning in Orlando, the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities honored UT with its “Most Visible Progress” Trailblazer award. Now in its second year, the award encourages colleges and universities to make retention and graduation a high priority by rewarding and highlighting programs that work.
‘Tis the season to be grateful. And being grateful for what you have may be the key to happiness, according to research by a UT professor. Jeff Larsen, associate professor of psychology, investigated whether the maxim “it’s more important to want what you have than to have what you want” is true.
The College of Law launched a new institute this month to help students and recent graduates prepare for leadership roles in their careers.