A UT-based team has received a $3.5 million grant from the US Department of Energy for a proposal to improve the currently used nuclear fuel cladding. Kurt Sickafus, head of the Department of Material Science and Engineering, will lead a team of eleven international institutions to engineer ceramic coatings that will prohibit the oxidation of
The College of Business Administration is one of the world’s best business schools for its full-time MBA program, according to the 2013 rankings in the Princeton Review. This is the fifth year in a row that the College of Business Administration has received that recognition.
Four experts on the political impact of income inequality will gather at UT on October 18 to discuss the topic. “The Political Origins and Consequences of Inequality: A Roundtable” will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Toyota Auditorium at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy. The event is free and open to
Stephen L. Mangum has been named dean of the College of Business Administration. He will begin serving on March 1, 2013. He is currently the senior associate dean at The Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business. Mangum will replace Dean Jan Williams who has served as dean since July 2001 and is
Josh Emery, assistant professor in earth and planetary sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, works on the OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return mission, which is now hosting a contest that will allow kids under the age of 18 to name an asteroid. The international contest will help scientists find a new name for asteroid 1996