It’s football time in Tennessee, and that means a new Pregame Showcase lineup. Now in its twenty-fifth season, the Pregame Showcase gives fans the chance to hear from esteemed faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences prior to each gridiron matchup. This year’s first showcase will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 31, before the Vols face the Utah State Aggies.
College of Arts and Sciences News
The director of the Center for the Study of War and Society, Vejas Liulevicius, and center fellow Ernest Freeberg were
Fans of the Pride of the Southland Band are in for new music and surprises this season when UT’s beloved marching band takes the field. The band will debut new music it will play in the stands for cheers and chants during UT’s August 31 season opener against Utah State.
Multiple news outlets have featured the research of microbiology assistant professor Jill Mikucki. She was part of a team that
UT research finds life can persist in a cold, dark world. A UT microbiology assistant professor was part of a team that examined waters and sediments from a shallow lake deep beneath the Antarctic ice sheet and found the extreme environment supports microbial ecosystems.
With the start of a new academic year, there are several new and interim department heads across campus.
Embracing “novel ecosystems” is dangerous, according to a new study by a team including a UT professor.
Like other living creatures, bacteria guarantee their future by passing down DNA to their children. E. coli are tremendously gifted at this, typically splitting down the middle into two daughter cells and providing each with a full set of chromosomes.
Research by a UT team is receiving ample news coverage including on The Weather Channel, Space.com, and Times of India.
Researchers at UT have made a novel discovery that may potentially protect the world from future collisions with asteroids.