‘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.
A student startup company focused on developing innovative high-performance plastic and rubber materials has won this semester’s Vol Court competition.
Endemic species are often endangered, and a UT study finds that saving them is more important to biodiversity than previously thought.
UT’s Innovative Computing Laboratory received even more acclaim recently as software giant Intel named it the latest Intel Parallel Computing Center.
Stefan Spanier, physics professor at UT, will talk about the European Council for Nuclear Research’s study on matter at this week’s Science Forum on Friday, October 31.
Three faculty members have been appointed by the Tennessee State Board of Education to serve on Governor Bill Haslam’s panel to review the state’s K-12 academic standards in English language arts and math.
The College of Communication and Information will receive $2.73 million over the next five years as part of a $15 million accomplishment-based renewal of the National Science Foundation’s DataONE project.
Urbanism, sustainability, and other structural challenges that many American cities are facing will be discussed at this week’s UT Science Forum.
Professor of Materials Sciences Michael Simpson has been appointed the next director of the UT-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Joint Institute for Biological Sciences.
Gordon Burghardt, Alumni Distinguished Service Professor in the departments of Psychology and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, will be talking about the importance of play at this week’s Pregame Showcase prior to Saturday’s football game against the Alabama Crimson Tide.