Stephanie Drumheller-Horton, an assistant adjunct professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, is a member of a team of paleontologists working uncover a treasure trove of fossils from the Age of Dinosaurs exists in a seemingly unlikely place: the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
UT’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research will host an economic forecasting luncheon September 8 to discuss what’s in store for Tennessee’s economy.
According to numbers released today by the US Census Bureau, Tennessee’s 2015 median age is 38.6 years, slightly older than the US median age, which rose from 37.7 in 2014 to 37.8 in 2015.
The UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory Joint Institute for Advanced Materials has named Veerle Keppens as its new director.
From his work compiling an annual list of the world’s fastest computers to his research expanding the boundaries of supercomputing, Professor Jack Dongarra is an icon of the supercomputing world.
Can Huang, an electrical engineering doctoral candidate who was recently honored with the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad.
Julie Reed, assistant professor of history, is the Quest Scholar of the Week.
One of the newest members of the periodic table will likely have a familiar sound to it, even if the spelling might be a bit off: Tennessine. Proposed as a nod to researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Vanderbilt University, and UT who helped confirm its existence, element 117 would be only the second to be named for a state. Since the name Tennessee has its origins in the name of the Cherokee village of Tanasi, it also becomes the first element with Native American roots.
A new study from the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) finds that developing shale gas wells that have less impact on the environment, at least at the surface, is not as costly as presumed.
John Douglas Powers, assistant professor of sculpture, is Scholar of the Week.