Throughout his career, Edward O. Wilson has discovered more than 450 ant species and is now regarded as the founder of sociobiology. Today, UT awarded him the Honorary Doctor of Science and Letters degree in ecology and evolutionary biology from the College of Arts and Sciences during the fall commencement ceremony. This is the eighth honorary degree the university has granted.
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After graduating from UT on Saturday, Olivia Bradley will fly 7,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean and drive six hours through Uganda to start her career in a small East African town.
The College of Arts and Sciences celebrated outstanding faculty with awards in advising, teaching, research, outreach, and service during its annual Winter Convocation last week.
The campus community is invited to a sit-down with noted biologist and honorary doctorate recipient Edward O. Wilson on Friday, December 12.
Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, is a peculiar place. Unlike any other moon, it has a dense atmosphere.
The College of Arts and Sciences celebrated its outstanding faculty with awards in advising, teaching, research, outreach, and service during its annual winter convocation.
A UT study shows that just as our family histories dictate what we look like and how we act, plant evolutionary history shapes community responses to interacting with agents of global change.
The Department of Geography was a force to be reckoned with at the Southeastern division of the Association of American Geographers annual meeting held in November in Athens, Georgia. For the second straight year, the department received multiple awards.
An artcile in the Knoxville News Sentinel featured Charles Faulker, a professor emeritus of anthropology. According to the article, Faulkner discovered the remains of a small Civil War earthen fort off the Third Creek Greenway in Knoxville and now Faulkner is working to preserve the site he spotted eight years ago. Faulkner told the paper
Since the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded in 2010, Annette Engel has been traveling the coastline by boat and foot, taking samples to study how the oil has changed the coastal ecosystems.