Many have sought to solve the mystery of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance on her last flight across the Pacific Ocean, but have come up short without her bones or the plane itself. WBIR recently featured the efforts of Richard Jantz, director emeritus of the Forensic Anthropology Center, and a group of self-appointed explorers, to solve this mystery.
Nuclear engineering students Chris Andrews, Don Miller, and Adam Stratz have been selected for the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Graduate Fellowship Program, which provides full-time funding for the students while they work in NNSA offices around the country.
Ten researchers were given Joint Directed Research Development awards for 2017 as part of the Science Alliance.
UT’s Science Forum resumes at noon Friday, January 27, with weekly presentations about cutting-edge research on a variety of topics, ranging from the truth about GMOs to the recent Gatlinburg fires.
UT’s Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation invites students, faculty, staff, and members of the local community to pitch their business ideas at Vol Court, a semiannual pitch competition and speaker series.
The Quest Scholar concept is being updated to better showcase our scholars and their great research stories.
Presentation proposals for Big Orange STEM Saturday are due February 2.
Earth and Planetary Sciences doctoral student Richard Cartwright was interviewed recently by Science News regarding some of his doctoral work on alluvial fans on the surface of Titan, the largest moon of Saturn. Devon Burr, associate professor of planetary science, also was featured in the article.
The Department of History will hold a symposium on the historical nature of the 2016 presidential election from 5 to 6:30 p.m. today.
For three decades—long before the popularity of the CSI television series—the Forensic Anthropology Center has been on the forefront of forensic anthropology, turning out research and training law enforcement to solve crimes and identify the remains of unknown individuals.