August 07, 2012
Vehicle Arrives for EcoCar 2 Competition
A group of University of Tennessee, Knoxville, engineering students feel like sixteen-year-olds when they received the keys to a 2013 Chevrolet Malibu they are going to remodel to make more eco-friendly.
Ryan Howell, graduate student in mechanical engineering; Mitchel Routh, graduate student in mechanical ...
July 24, 2012
News Sentinel: STEM Leadership Academy offering science teaching tips
The Knoxville News Sentinel featured a statewide middle school teacher professional development workshop called Tennessee STEM Leadership Academy. Three Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research (CIRE) graduate students Stephen Wood, Jason Clement, and Ryan Ginder, as well undergraduate student Evan Ornouski and ...
July 20, 2012
UT professor receives award
A University of Tennessee, Knoxville, professor who is one of the world's leading experts on invasive species has received the world's pre-eminent prize for ecology and environmental science.
Daniel Simberloff, the Gore-Hunger Professor of Environmental Studies in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology ...
August 31, 2011
Nuclear engineering students win Coryell Award
Two UT alumni who studied nuclear engineering as undergraduates, Ben Farr and Jeremy Townsend, received the Charles D. Coryell Award in Nuclear Chemistry. This award, presented annually by the American Chemical Society’s Division of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology (ACS-DNCT), recognizes undergraduate excellence in ...
August 29, 2011
New Norris House opens
With the cut of green ribbon, UT marked the opening of the New Norris House, a nationally recognized model for efficient and sustainable living.
The UT student-led team has worked for more than three years to bring the concept, first conceived in a classroom, to the ...
August 26, 2011
JICS participates in UT’s “Computational Science Kickoff”
A group of experts — including Director of the Joint Institute for Computational Sciences (JICS) Robert Harrison — gathered at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, to speak with interested students, faculty, and staff about professional and educational opportunities in computational science and engineering. At ...
August 24, 2011
Paul Ehrlich to lead discussion at Baker Center
Baker Center Interdisciplinary Group on Energy and Environmental Policy will present Dr. Paul Ehrlich on Aug. 25 at 3:30 p.m in the Toyota Auditorium in the Baker Center.
Paul Ehrlich will give a 45 minute presentation and then lead a ...
August 17, 2011
UT hosts First Day Free Play
Students are invited to enjoy games and entertainment at the Down Under Recreation Center in the UC Wednesday afternoon.
As the first day of classes comes to an end, join your fellow students and friends for a relaxing afternoon of bowling, billiards, table tennis ...
April 29, 2011
UT among Princeton Review's top 311 green colleges
UT has been recognized as one of the most environmentally responsible college campuses in North America by the Princeton Review. The education services company selected UT for inclusion in the second annual edition of its guidebook, The Princeton Review's Guide ...
April 28, 2011
Chemistry department to hold Honors Day
The Department of Chemistry will be holding its 2011 Honor's Day Awards Ceremony today. Dub Shults, retired Associate Director of ORNL Analytical Sciences Division will be the guest speaker at this annual event.
Introduced in 1979, Honor's Day Awards Ceremony is held ...
April 27, 2011
Maryville College president to discuss "The False Promise of Green Energy"
Maryville College President Tom Bogart will discuss his book, "The False Promise of Green Energy," today at UT.
The event, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7 p.m. in the Toyota Auditorium at the ...
April 26, 2011
Girl Talk to headline Volapalooza on Friday
2011 Volapalooza: The Kickoff to Commencement concert will be held Friday at World's Fair Park featuring headliner Girl Talk with special guest Matt Costa and opener The Kingston Springs.
This year's concert is presented by Campus Entertainment Board, Cultural Attractions Committee ...
April 25, 2011
UT Organic Crops Field Tour Features Tips for Commercial Growers and Home Gardeners
The University of Tennessee East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center will present its third annual Organic Crops Field Tour on Thursday. A trade show will open at 7:30 a.m., and tours and talks will begin ...
April 21, 2011
Engineering professor receives National Science Foundation award
Wei He, an assistant professor in UT's College of Engineering has received a National Science Foundation's (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award.
He received the award for her project "Immunologically Responsive Therapeutic Biomaterials to Modulate Wound Healing in the Nervous ...
April 20, 2011
Ready for the World Café concludes semester with tropical flair
The Ready for the World Café at UT will offer a tropical menu for its final week of the semester, April 18–21.
The menu for this final week at the café is tropical salad, yummy honey chicken, sweet and ...