This article in Deutsche Welle reports on a fungal infection spreading through bat populations in the U.S. The article quotes UT Knoxville ecology and evolutionary biology professor Gary McCracken, who says the “white-nose” fungus, Geomyces destructans, may reach Tennessee this winter.
Students at UT Knoxville are kicking up their heels this weekend to raise money for children with cancer and other blood-related diseases. UT’s Dance Marathon lasts from 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, to noon Saturday, Feb. 20.
UT Knoxville is honoring its faculty this week by featuring some of its special professors and instructors in stories and videos. Today, students thank faculty members Arnold Saxton, Laura Trujillo and Federico Harte for helping them tackle tough subjects.
Student Anne Buckle and alumna Rachel Hickman talk about a faculty member they consider très magnifique: Sébastien Dubreil, professor of French.
Associate Professor Becky Jacobs has caused some UT law students to become “Jacobholics.” “These are students who take every class she offers, regardless of topic area,” said her colleague, Ben Barton, who is director of clinical programs and an associate professor of law. “This is because she is a brilliant and engaging teacher who makes
Richard Bennett’s work is at the heart of efforts to enhance the UT Knoxville method of teaching freshman undergraduate engineering students. As the director of the ENGAGE Engineering Fundamentals Division in the College of Engineering and a professor of civil and environmental engineering, Bennett oversees the vital work of helping guide freshmen through a core