The East Tennessee Section of the American Chemical Society presents their annual, “Magic of Chemistry” show, at 7:00 p.m. on October 21, featuring chemistry lecturer Al Hazari.
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Discovery featured research by psychology research assistant professor Vladimir Dinets that took advantage of the reach of social media to
WATE-TV interviewed Jeffrey Moersch, earth and planetary sciences professor, about his research which is laying the groundwork for the next
Recent studies have found that crocodiles and their relatives are highly intelligent animals capable of sophisticated behavior such as advanced parental care, complex communication, and use of tools for hunting.
Over the next five years, Jeffrey Moersch will be traveling to faraway places—from the Arctic to the Chilean desert—in a quest to learn more about a place even farther away—Mars. The earth and planetary sciences professor is part of a new NASA-funded research team helping prepare for the Mars 2020 rover mission. The interdisciplinary team is a member of the NASA Astrobiology Institute and is one of seven to receive a five-year grant of about $8 million.
The History Channel’s Ten Things You Don’t Know About show featuring UT’s Papers of Andrew Jackson staff will air at 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 11. History Professor Dan Feller and Research Associate Professor Tom Coens were involved in the shoot with the show’s star, punk rock musician Henry Rollins. Ten Things You Don’t Know About looks at interesting “twists and tidbits behind the historical tales, figures, and places you only thought you knew.”
Classical music from around the world will be celebrated in UT’s Ready for the World Music Series, which kicks off on Sunday, October 12.
Good communication is key to workplace success. That’s the gist of the message Joan Rentsch, a communication studies professor, will share at this week’s Science Forum.
A celebrated classical historian from the Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton will visit UT on Monday, October 13, to talk about two third-century mosaics that provide compelling archaeological evidence for the earliest Christian church.
Chris Holmlund, professor of modern foreign language, was interviewed by Eric Molinksy for WNYC’s Studio 360. Holmlund discussed a unique trend in Hollywood in which a famous actor or actress is playing a has-been version of him or herself.