The ancestry of man’s best friend may be more complicated than its furry coat and soulful eyes betray. Understanding the evolutionary history of the domesticated dog may ultimately help protect endangered wolves, according to a UT study.
The International Journal of Nuclear Security, a peer-reviewed journal that publishes scholarly articles and research related to all aspects of nuclear security, is now available online and free to the public.
For some parents, navigating the child-support system while looking for a job and establishing a healthy and strong relationship with their children is difficult. The Child Support Employment and Parenting Program supports non-custodial parents in Knox County who are interested in finding and maintaining employment and developing stronger relationships with their children.
The College of Engineering has become the first in the world to use a synthetic cadaver created by SynDaver Labs. The SynDaver Synthetic Human was originally designed as a surgical simulator and has become the most elaborate and sophisticated full-body synthetic cadaver on the market, finding a quick role in medical schools.
While Tennessee’s population growth this decade has been slower than anticipated, UT’s Center for Business and Economic Research projects the state’s population to reach 8.5 million by 2040.
David Icove, the UL Professor of Practice in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, was recently awarded one of the top honors in his field as he was chosen a fellow of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. Quest, the campus’s comprehensive research initiative, has selected Icove as its Scholar of the Week.
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and Department of Energy Assistant Secretary David Danielson will visit the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation in Knoxville.
The News Sentinel featured Derek Alderman’s research about Hurricane Katrina tattoos and how they’ve become living memorials.
UT’s Information Technology Rural Librarian Master’s Scholarship Programs (ITRL and ITRL2) recruit and train rural library professionals working in the Southern and Central Appalachian regions. Participating students earn their master’s degree through the School of Information Sciences synchronous distance education program.
The National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis has been awarded a two-year, $299,990 grant from the National Science Foundation to assess whether using real-world biology examples in college-level mathematics courses enhances student understanding of quantitative concepts.