NIMBioS welcomes Ernest Brothers as associate director for diversity Enhancement, a newly created leadership role at NIMBioS. Brothers is an assistant dean in the Graduate School, overseeing the Office of Graduate Training and Mentorship.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory unveiled their new flagship computer, Titan, on Monday. The Department also announced its latest round of Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment award recipients. Titan is ten times more powerful than its predecessor, Jaguar, with a theoretical peak performance of twenty petaflops, or
A. B. Culvahouse’s legal expertise has helped political leaders make Supreme Court nominations, pick vice presidential candidates, and write treaties. Now, he can add “Accomplished Alumni” to his list of achievements. Friday, the former White House counsel was honored by the university with an Accomplished Alumni award.
J. P. Dessel, Steinfeld Associate Professor of Near Eastern History and Archaeology, has been excavating a site in the ‘Amuq Plain of Turkey since 2008. He’ll discuss the latest finds from the site at the Science Forum on Friday. The Science Forum is a weekly brown-bag lunch series that allows professors and area scientists to
Culinary adventurers will take a trip to the Far East when they feast on sushi and other Japanese fare at the UT Ready for the World Café on Thursday, November 1. The café operates from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the UT Visitors Center on Neyland Drive. Advance tickets will be sold for the luncheon
Faculty, staff, and students who are also military veterans are invited to sign a board commemorating Veterans Day. The board will be displayed on campus during the National Day of Remembrance on November 12 and other times throughout the year.
Faculty, staff, students, and alumni are sharing the big ideas that make a difference in their world. Bill Bass, a professor emeritus of forensic anthropology, had the big idea to start the Forensic Anthropology Center, also known as the “Body Farm.”
Hurricane Sandy has pre-empted the appearance of David Prouty, the chief labor counsel for the Major League Baseball Players Association, who was scheduled to speak at the College of Law today. His presentation will be rescheduled at a later date.
UT has opened twelve electric vehicle (EV) charging stations on campus available to the campus community and the public. Half of the charging stations are located south of the Research Greenhouse on the UT Agriculture Campus. The remaining stations are located in Staff Lot S23, south of the former Student Health Center at Pat Head
It won’t be long before University of Tennessee students are enjoying the new and long-awaited RecSports fields on Sutherland Avenue. The 40-acre complex will open early in the spring semester.