It’s National Chemistry Week, and at UT that means it’s time for Al Hazari’s annual Magic of Chemistry show. Hazari, professor of chemistry, has used chemistry to perform “magic tricks” in his show for twenty-two years. This year’s show will be at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, in Room 555 of Dabney-Buehler Hall.
Tennessee has seen an 11.5 percent overall growth in population since 2000. The older population in the state also has increased 21.3 percent since then, outpacing the nation. These and other demographic trends can be examined through several free resources being offered to the media and interested residents by the State Data Center, based at
For the 100th year, undergraduate engineering classes will be dismissed for one day in October so students and faculty can interact with potential engineering students from high schools across the region. This year’s annual Engineers Day will take place on Thursday, October 25. More than a thousand students from forty-four high schools will be traveling
Faculty, staff, students, and alumni are sharing the big ideas that make a difference in their world. Michael Pickelsimer, graduate student in electrical engineering, has the big idea of charging electrical vehicles without ever having to plug them in.