The 1980s television program MacGyver sparked interest in science. The National Academy of Engineering is hoping it can serve as inspiration to a new generation, and is sponsoring a contest for ideas for a show that would feature a female engineer in the lead role. UT students—male or female, engineer or not—are encouraged to enter.
Five community-campus partnerships were awarded funds for projects that enhance the engagement mission of the university locally, nationally, and globally.
The Shelby Cobra 3D printed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which served as a hallmark of American ingenuity during President Barack Obama’s East Tennessee visit in January, will be on display in the plaza near Gate 21 at the Orange and White Game.
The examination of a policy that holds mothers criminally liable for substance abuse during pregnancy recently earned six UT undergraduates first place honors in a statewide competition.
Lindsey Bier, a graduate student in UT’s College of Communication and Information, recently presented findings from interviews with Vietnam veteran at the College of Communication and Information Research Symposium
Three UT doctoral students have been selected to be a part of the 2015 National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
John D. Tickle—a longtime supporter of UT and a member of the College of Engineering’s board of advisors—is past president of ACMA, met with IACMI and ACMA members.
This week’s featured community partnership is the Tennessee Water Resources Research Center, which seeks to improve regional water quality through community-based projects, outreach, education, training, and community empowerment activities.
Commodities for Communities is this week’s featured Partnership That Makes a Difference. The partnership allows farmers to support the university by gifting portions of their crop to the UT Foundation.
Junior Meg Stuart is headed to Switzerland this summer to be an on-call hardware expert at the world’s largest science experiment.