UT has launched a new institute to research solutions to medical problems such as devices for improved delivery of medications, better imaging technology, and optimized efficiency in the healthcare setting. Finding answers to these and many other healthcare problems is possible through a unique collaboration introduced by the new Institute of Biomedical Engineering.
The Wall Street Journal reviews the latest book from Ernest Freeberg, distinguished professor of humanities. The Age of Edison is about electric light and its enormous effect on American work, entertainment, family life, safety, medicine, social class, architecture, business, and industry. The Journal calls Freeberg’s book “a vivid social history with parallels for today’s technology
Worksite health and wellness opportunities have been shown to increase employee health and well-being. For this reason, UT is launching an employee health and wellness initiative. The first step in this initiative is to learn about employees’ health behaviors, risks, and interest in terms of health and wellness activities on and off campus. Faculty and
As part of Faculty Appreciation Week, get to know Scott Childs and Amy Hess in the College of Law. Childs works in three rapidly evolving fields: law, library science, and technology. Hess specializes in trusts and estates, property, and taxation.
Innovative teaching. Encouraging demeanor. A passion for the subject. Contagious enthusiasm. All of these traits help inspire students to great ideas. Dwight Teeter and Peiling Wang from the College of Communication and Information are recognized for their teaching, research, and community service, which are both inspired and inspiring.
Juan-Carlos Idrobo, research scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and research associate professor at Vanderbilt University, has spent twelve years working in the field of electron microscopy. He’ll be discussing its applications at the Science Forum on March 1. The Science Forum is a weekly brown-bag lunch series that allows professors and area scientists to
The University of Tennessee is welcoming fans of country music star George Strait, who will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 1, in Thompson-Boling Arena. The sold-out concert will bring more than 20,000 guests to campus, affecting traffic and parking.
Film screenwriter and teacher Scott Myers will give a talk on character types in Hollywood films at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, March 1, in Hodges Library Auditorium. The talk, titled “Archetypes: Character Structure, Film Analysis, and Screenwriting Theory,” is sponsored by the English Department and the Cinema Studies Program.