Faculty members in any college who have undergraduate students working on an advanced, original, research-based paper should encourage the students to submit their work to Pursuit, UT’s journal of undergraduate research. Pursuit is now accepting submissions for the Fall 2011 issue. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, May 31, for priority consideration, and Thursday, June
As the spring semester concludes, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will begin a series of commencement ceremonies and celebrations beginning Wednesday, May 11. More than 3,900 undergraduate and graduate students will receive degrees from UT Knoxville this spring.
Brian Barber, founding director of the Center for the Study of Youth and Political Conflict at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has received $450,000 from the Swiss-based Jacobs Foundation to fund a two-year study of Egyptian youth involved in the recent overthrow of the country’s government.
A news team from KOMO 4 TV in Seattle, Washington, recently visited UT Knoxville’s Anthropological Research Facility, also known as the ‘Body Farm.’ The team spoke with forensic anthropologist and professor emeritus William Bass and assistant coordinator Rebecca Taylor about the unique educational experience the facility offers to students.
After just two months into the Switch Your Thinking Chancellor’s Challenge, UT Knoxville faculty, staff, and students have helped to reduce the campus’s overall energy consumption by an average of 1.5 percent. In March, the campus’s consumption was down by 2.2 percent, a decrease of more than 400,000 kilowatt hours of electricity.