The Homer A. Jones Jr. Wills Clinic at the College of Law will accept members of the university’s non-exempt staff as clients, as time permits and provided that the staff members meet all guidelines.
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The role of the College of Engineering in studying advanced materials recently got a major boost with the National Science Foundation backing UT to join the Manufacturing and Materials Joining Innovation Center, or Ma2JIC.
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.
Victoria Niederhauser, dean of the College of Nursing, has been named to the American Academy of Nursing’s 2015 Class of New Fellows.
“I’m a little bit superstitious sometimes,” said Val Tanco. “When I have hunches of something big, it usually ends up being right.” On a hunch, Tanco and her wife, Sophy Jesty, kept their daughter Emilia out of day care the morning of June 26 and asked their friend and attorney Regina Lambert to meet them at the College of Veterinary Medicine, where they are both assistant professors.
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.
With the start of the academic year, nine new department heads have now taken their posts.
It’s football time in Tennessee and the kickoff of another game day tradition: the Pregame Showcase. Football fans are invited to hear from some of UT’s exceptional faculty during the twenty-sixth annual College of Arts and Sciences Pregame Showcase, which begins Saturday, September 12.
Tami Wyatt, assistant dean of graduate programs in the College of Nursing and co-director of the Health Information Technology and Simulation Lab, has been named the first Torchbearer Professor in Nursing. This is the first endowed position in the college to be funded by private donations.