Living Light, UT Knoxville’s solar-powered house, is moving to Nashville as part of a multi-city tour of the state. The 750-square-foot home will be featured at the Tennessee Valley Authority Energy Efficiency Forum February 21—22. The house will then be on display at Centennial Park from February 29 to April 1.
Kristina Gordon, an associate professor of psychology and an administrator in UT’s clinical psychology program, has made a study of unfaithfulness in marriage and has found a three-step way couples can survive an instance of infidelity and keep their marriage intact.
College kudos: Get to know Professor Brian Barber and Professor Carol Costello from the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences.
College kudos: Get to know Associate Professor Virginia Kupritz and Professor Mark Littman in the College of Communication and Information.
Calling all music lovers. The UT Symphony Orchestra is inviting the community to a pre-concert lecture Saturday on Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition,” one of the great symphonic works of the Romantic period. A three-part concert will follow the lecture.
College Kudos: Get to know associate professors Tricia Hepner, Sarah Lowe, and Jay Rubenstein, and Chancellor’s Professor Suzanne Lenhart, all from the College of Arts and Sciences.
Jill Mikucki, assistant professor of microbiology, was interviewed by The Antarctic Sun about pioneering an airborne electromagnetic mapping technology to look below Antarctica’s cold surfaces.
Chris Cherry, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been interviewed by multiple media sources, including U.S. News & World Report, about his latest study in China which finds that electric vehicles may be more harmful to your health and the environment than gasoline vehicles.
Author and professor Jeff Sharlet will discuss the intersection of religion and politics in America at the second annual David L. Dungan Memorial Lecture at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 28, in the Cox Auditorium of the Alumni Memorial Building. Sharlet’s lecture is titled “The Noise of Democracy: Faith, Faithlessness, and the Country In Between.”
It’s Valentine’s Day and the second day of Faculty Appreciation Week—a perfect time to say a heartfelt thanks to faculty who bring big ideas to life each day in the classroom, through their research and through community service. See how we’re thanking faculty today, and watch a video of students thanking their favorite professors.