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UT Rail Experts Featured in Amtrak Crash Coverage


David Clarke, director of UT’s Center for Transportation Research, and Mark Burton, who works at the center, have once again been able to provide valuable insight to national media in the wake of a rail disaster.

Five Things for You to Do in April


This week kicks-off UT’s ninth annual Earth Month which hosts a range of events allowing our campus community to share their passion for the environment.

Five Things for You to Do in March

Celebrate Women’s History Month March marks Women’s History Month, and several groups on campus are hosting events. Celebrate the contributions made by UT’s female students, staff, and faculty by participating in one or all of the events. See the full schedule of events here. Want to contribute your design skills to WomEngineers Day? The  conference is

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Student Health Center Offers Tips for Avoiding and Treating the Flu

Cases of the flu are still being reported across the country, so the staff of the Student Health Center want to remind you of tips for avoiding the flu and ways to help treat it. The majority of people who contract the flu will not require a doctor’s treatment. The Student Health Center recommends that

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Long Named UT Law Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Long, Alex

Alex Long, professor of law, has been named the College of Law’s new associate dean for academic affairs. Long joined the law faculty in 2007. He teaches and writes in the areas of torts, professional responsibility, employment law, and disability law.

Pumpkin Pie v. Pilates: UT Expert Puts Holiday Meal to the Workout Test

The Thanksgiving table is set with the traditional fare—roast turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, sweet potato casserole, cranberry sauce, rolls, and pumpkin pie. It’s a feast meant to be enjoyed. But if you’re tempted to overindulge, beware: an average Thanksgiving meal contains upwards of 2,000 calories. Before you spoon up that second serving

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Nurse Anesthesia Concentration Reaccredited

The College of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Concentration has been granted continued accreditation from the Council on Accreditation of nurse anesthesia educational programs until 2024. The thirty-one-month program culminates in students receiving a Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in nurse anesthesia. It is one of a very few programs granted accreditation with no

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