For the most part, adjusting our clocks an hour ahead—as we will do this weekend—comes as good news: it is a welcome change from the long, dark winter.
College of Arts and Sciences News
Jaan Mannik, assistant professor of physics, will present “Physics and Nanotechnology to Study Bacterial Cells” at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 11, at this week’s Saturday Morning Physics lecture.
UT Professor Misty Anderson recently spoke to WUOT’s Victor Agreda for Morning Edition.
UT’s Gordon Burghardt, professor of psychology, and Nina Fefferman, associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, joined Gretchen Goldman from the Union of Concerned Scientists recently on WUOT’s Dialogue.
Join Professor and Newton W. and Wilma C. Thomas Endowed Chair Anthony Mezzacappa for a Saturday Morning Physics lecture.
Maggie Shipstead, a novelist and short story writer, is visiting professor of creative writing at UT this spring.
This week’s Saturday Morning Physics lecture will feature Professor Stefan Spanier talking about the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland, and how it has enabled physicists to study fundamental laws of nature.
Jeffrey Moersch will present “Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Studies of Mars-like Landscapes on Earth” at this week’s Science Forum, to be held at noon Friday, February 24.
A panel of scholars and community leaders will discuss “Mass Incarceration in America: Time for Reform?” from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 3, in the Lindsay Young Auditorium in Hodges Library.
Scientific findings are awaiting discovery in your backyard. The requirement? A keen sense of observation and patience.