Bat poop matters. So says a UT study examining a little-known species, the Caucasian parsley frog, and its reliance on insects that breed in bat guano.
College of Arts and Sciences News
A talk by Jack Shaheen, an award-winning writer and lecturer who specializes in addressing racial and ethnic stereotypes, will kick off the second annual Arab Fest.
Youngsters and the young at heart are invited to enjoy the “Magic of Chemistry” show on Tuesday, October 20. Al Hazari, recently retired chemistry faculty member, will conduct exciting and often explosive demonstrations as he unravels the mystery of how everyday items work.
Three UT physicists are drawing on their expertise in quantum mechanics to help solve a twenty-first century problem: keeping digital information safe at sea.
Colin Sumrall, assistant professor of earth and planetary sciences, will look at the transformation of a lineage of small carnivorous dinosaurs into birds and show why we are still living in the age of the dinosaurs. His Science Forum talk, “The Origin of Birds: Did the Age of Dinosaurs Really End?” will be held at noon on Friday, October 9, in Room C-D of Thompson-Boling Arena.
The School of Music kicks off the Ready for the World Music Series with the music of Latin America on Sunday, October 11, at the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center.
Football fans are invited to learn more about the ongoing political strife in Venezuela during the Pregame Showcase prior to the UT vs. Georgia matchup on Saturday, October 10.
Movies, romance, and the work of actor John Cusack will be in the spotlight at the Pregame Showcase prior to the Vols’ game against Arkansas on Saturday, October 3.
The Department of History will host acclaimed historian Kate Brown as a part of its annual lecture series in modern European history.
A trio of student inventors from UT will compete against other student teams from Southeastern Conference schools in an entrepreneurial pitch competition at the 2015 Southeastern Conference Symposium next week in Atlanta.