UT’s Department of Conferences is hosting Tennessee Destination ImagiNation Day on Friday, May 23, at the Knoxville Convention Center for anyone interested in learning more about participating in this week’s DI Global Finals, the world’s largest creative problem-solving program for youth.
John Antun, director of the UT Culinary Institute and assistant professor in the hotel, restaurant and tourism program, won a second place national prize for a multi-cultural cookbook. He received the award from the Center for the Advancement of Foodservice Education.
This Technology Review article mentions the University of Tennessee, co-developer (along with MIT and Boston University) of "Crater," a cosmic-ray telescope, which is one of six new technological instruments that will be used for NASA’s next scheduled lunar launch. Technology Review is published by MIT.
This LiveScience.com feature looks at a deadly disease in cheetahs that is similar to "Mad Cow Disease" and Alzheimer’s. The story quotes Alan Solomon, University of Tennessee professor of human immunology, who comments on the disease and possible antibodies to fight it.
UT Knoxville professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Qiuhong Zhao is quoted in this story on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition about this week’s devastating China earthquakes. Zhao, a seismologist and native of China, has traveled extensively in the affected area.