About two years ago during a class, UT art professor Baldwin Lee walked up to Trent Frazor and noticed he had pictures on his computer screen. One was a photo of Frazor, a graduate student and veteran of the Iraq War, in a foxhole, his face and hands covered in camouflage paint. That moment planted
Students and employees across campus are now taking advantage of a new progressive sustainability campaign: the Mug Project. Members of the campus community can bring their own mug of twenty-four ounces or less and receive ninety-nine-cent drip coffee and fountain beverages.
Faculty members at UT Knoxville’s College of Nursing make a difference in people’s lives every day—and they are being recognized for it. Three members recently were given state and nationwide awards for being leaders in their field.
Whether a species can evolve to survive climate change may depend upon other plants and animals living in its community. That is according to a new mathematical model developed by Tucker Gilman, a postdoctoral researcher at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The model simulates the
While Christine Braaten was in the Navy, she went on a six-month humanitarian deployment aboard the USNS Mercy to provide follow-up medical care in Southeast Asia and Indonesia after the 2004 tsunami. Braaten spent six years as a Navy information systems technician. She is now a senior in ecology and evolutionary biology at UT Knoxville.
The Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature at UT Knoxville is holding a lecture and book signing by award-winning children’s author Wendelin Van Draanen on November 15. Van Draanen will discuss her book “The Running Dream,” which tells the story of a high school track star who loses a leg in a tragic accident.
When jewelers inspect diamonds, they look for cut, clarity, color, and carat. When UT Knoxville geologists Larry Taylor and Yang Liu inspect diamonds, they look for minerals, inclusions jewelers hate, but whose presence could be clues for how parts of earth formed.