UT has posted its dean’s list for the fall 2012. The list can be viewed on the Office of the Registrar website. To qualify for the dean’s list, an undergraduate student must earn a term grade point average of 3.80–4.00 (summa cum laude), 3.65–3.79 (magna cum laude), or 3.50–3.64 (cum laude). Students must complete at
About 500 UT students will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 19 by attending a leadership conference and working on service projects around the Knoxville community. Two UT traditions—the Clifton M. Jones Student Leadership Conference and the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service—have merged this year. The event kicks off in the
Biomedical Engineering researcher Yongzhong Wang spoke to WUOT’s Chrissy Keuper about his research into a fungus that has cancer-fighting capabilities. Wang, along with Mingjun Zhang, an associate professor of biomedical engineering, discovered that nanoparticles produced by A. oligospora, a fungus that eats roundworm, hold promise for stimulating the immune system and killing tumors.