Terry Hazen, Governor’s Chair for Environmental Biotechnology, was quoted in the Greenwire about the predictable pattern of carbon-hungry bugs which consumed oil following the Deepwater Gulf Spill.
Terry Hazen, Governor’s Chair for Environmental Biotechnology, was quoted in the Los Angeles Times about research that has discovered that the geography and water circulation patterns of the northern Gulf of Mexico promoted the breakdown of oil and gas spewing from a busted wellhead during the BP oil disaster.
James Haslam II—former UT football star, founder of Pilot Corp., philanthropist and father of Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam—will be the featured speaker on Thursday, January 19, at the Sword and Scales event at the College of Law. Sword and Scales is a social outreach and networking organization for UT law students.
During the month of October, students living in residence halls competed in the seventh annual POWER Challenge to see which hall could reduce the most waste, conserve the most energy, and best promote sustainability on campus. The results have now been tallied and the winner is…
Chad Hellwinckel has a vision for long-term sustainability. A research assistant professor in the Agricultural Economics and Natural Resources department, Hellwinckel hopes to help prepare UT for the challenges of the future linked to the decline in energy availability. These challenges include growing food year round and creating self-reliant energy systems.
The University of Tennessee’s Knoxville campus invested a record $153.8 million in research projects and public service programs for federal and state governments and private industry in fiscal year 2011. This investment impacts our future through the discoveries made and our economy through the people hired and equipment purchased.
Nationally and internationally known architects, designers, historians, and theorists will present their work this semester at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, as part of the Robert B. Church III Memorial Lecture Series.
Eighty-five percent of children’s learning is related to vision. Yet in the US, 80 percent of children have never had an eye exam or any vision screening before kindergarten, statistics say. Three researchers at the UT Space Institute are working to change that with an invention that makes children eye exams simple to inexpensive, comprehensive,