UT has received a gift of $1 million from Eric W. Barton of Maryville, Tennessee, a former Marine who started several businesses serving the US Armed Forces in the Middle East.
The iconic “death roll” of alligators and crocodiles may be more common among species than previously believed, according to a new study published in Ethology, Ecology & Evolution and coauthored by a researcher at UT.
Stephanie Drumheller-Horton, professor of paleontology at the University of Tennessee, explains the death roll, a maneuver crocodiles make to turn their prey into edible-size bites.
Twenty-one students from the College of Communication and Information who are studying abroad and interning in Australia recently attended a reception honoring UT alumnus and US Ambassador Arthur “A.B.” Culvahouse Jr. at the Consul General’s residence in Sydney.
Faculty, staff, and students were recognized for outstanding achievements Tuesday at the annual Chancellor’s Honors Banquet, the university’s largest recognition event of the year.
UT Distinguished Professor Jack Dongarra has been named a Foreign Fellow of the Royal Society, joining previously inducted icons of science such as Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, and Stephen Hawking.
The McClung Museum will unveil its interactive pop-up museum at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Circle Park.
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