Team Living Light, an interdisciplinary group at UT Knoxville, has been accepted into the Solar Decathlon 2011, a Department of Energy event that challenges students to design and build a functioning, energy-efficient, solar-powered house. This is the first time a UT team will compete in the Solar Decathlon.
A UT Knoxville undergraduate student and a 2009 graduate have been given the tools to grow their own business, thanks to the Vol Court program at UT. Daniel Smith, a senior in aerospace and engineering, and David Teeters, a 2009 graduate of mechanical engineering, won the April 13 competition that concluded Vol Court, a series
“Would it be feasible to promote some sort of a spring flower jubilee?” It was that simple question, posed 60 years ago, that birthed an event that now attracts people from all over the country and the world to the Great Smoky Mountains every year for the Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage, being held this year April
You expect to see professors at UT Knoxville inside classrooms sharing their knowledge with students. But away from the public eye, hundreds of faculty members are conducting research, growing the knowledge in their field and penning books about their findings to share with the world.
Don’t want kids playing video games or staying around the house all summer? Take a look at the many educational, active and interesting camps for all ages that UT Knoxville has to offer.
David Michael Lampton, dean of faculty and director of China studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, will speak about “U.S.-China Security Relations” on April 20 at UT Knoxville. Lampton’s talk, which begins at 7 p.m. in the Great Room of the International House, is part of the Great Decisions Program, coordinated
Tammy Taylor, senior policy analyst for the U.S. President’s Office of Science and Technology Policy will visit UT Knoxville on April 19 to talk about global security. The event, free and open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. in the Toyota Auditorium at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.