UT researchers have found a way to make drug development faster, cheaper, and safer. The way involves making cells glow. Yes, glow. The researchers—Dan Close, Gary Saylor, Stacy Patterson, and Steven Ripp—use a series of genes to trigger the human or animal cells to continuously produce light—naturally.
The Knoxville News Sentinel featured a story about the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in which the university is bucking a national trend by growing its degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics degrees.
The UT Knoxville Cinema Studies program is hosting the screening of two documentaries by filmmaker Hap Kindem, starting at 3:45 p.m. today in Hodges Library Auditorium. Kindem, an award-winning documentary filmmaker, will introduce two of his documentary films, “More than Meets the Eye” and “Winning Isn’t Everything.”
Representatives from UT Knoxville and ARAMARK Higher Education, the university’s food service provider, recently spoke at a national conference focusing on creating sustainable campuses and communities. The 2011 Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference, held from October 9-12 in Pittsburgh, Pa., is the largest North American conference focused on sustainability in
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s search for a vice chancellor for research continues this week, with a visit from the fifth and final candidate and a public forum. H. Edward Seidel, physics and astronomy and computer science professor at Louisiana State University, and assistant director for mathematical and physical sciences at the National Science Foundation,