University of Tennessee, Knoxville is hosting a panel of nuclear experts from the university, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), industry and radiological emergency response to discuss the earthquake and tsunami-caused nuclear reactor accidents at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant near Sendai, Japan. The panel will be moderated by Professor of Nuclear Engineering and UTK-ORNL Governor’s
Thanks to the petitioning of philosophy professor, John Nolt, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service placed the Berry Cave salamander on its Candidate Species List for federal protection. The Berry Cave salamander is found in only nine caves in eastern Tennessee; eight of these caves are within the Upper Tennessee River and Clinch River drainages,
Twenty-two students from UT Knoxville’s College of Business Administration are spending spring semester 2011 learning about today’s globally diverse workplace. This is the inaugural offering of the PepsiCo Diversity Leadership Development Program, a program that prepares juniors and seniors in the College of Business Administration to work in fields or organizations where workplace diversity is
UT Knoxville is striving to become a Top 25 public research university in the next 10 years. Strengthening our capacity and productivity in research, scholarship and creative activity is key to getting us there. Governor’s chair professor Frank Loeffler is leading the field of bioremediation — the use of microbes and other organisms to decontaminate
UT undergraduate students are making discoveries as they work with faculty members to develop research projects and creative activities for presentation at the 15th annual Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement (EURēCA) as part of Research Week, March 26 through April 1.
Five individual educators and a program that put books into the hands of young children will be honored on Thursday when they are inducted into the Educators Hall of Honor at UT Knoxville. The ceremony, which is open to the public, begins at 5:30 p.m. at the UT Visitors Center, on Neyland Drive, near Kingston