Hap McSween, earth and planetary sciences professor, spoke to NPR about NASA’s Mars Curiosity mission’s latest discovery. An analysis of a rock sample collected by NASA’s Curiosity rover shows ancient Mars could have supported living microbes by revealing some key ingredients for life.
Linda Kah, associate professor in Earth and Planetary Sciences, spoke to WATE-TV about the latest finding of NASA’s Mars Curiosity over. An analysis of a rock sample collected by the rover shows ancient Mars could have supported living microbes.
Amber Woodburn, a doctoral student in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering under the direction of Megan Ryerson, has been selected to participate in the twenty-first annual Eno Leadership Development Conference, to be held in June in Washington, D.C. Woodburn will be part of a small class of students, Eno Fellows, who are engaged
A UT task force has released its final report with recommendations about how to improve fraternity and sorority life and culture on campus. Student Life Vice Chancellor Tim Rogers formed the Fraternity and Sorority Life Task Force last fall. Rogers asked the group of alumni, students, faculty, and staff to review fraternity and sorority life
Two colleges at UT have partnered with Covenant Health to train today’s nursing leaders to navigate the fast-changing world of health care. The College of Nursing and College of Business Administration launched the new Covenant Nursing Leadership Series in January. Fifteen participants—ranging from unit managers to chief nursing officers—are engaging in an intensive eighteen-day leadership
UT’s Recyclympics was featured by the Knoxville News Sentinel. In the spirit of friendly competition and going green, faculty, staff and students competed in six Olympic-style recycling-themed events to win prizes. Crowd-pleasing favorites include the phonebook shot put, plastic bottle free throw, and bottle-cap-in-a-haystack. Recyclympics promotes UT’s participation in RecycleMania, in which colleges across the
Chris Cherry, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, was interviewed by Reuters for a story about the positive and negatives of electric cars. The story highlighted the growing popularity of the vehicle in Norway. Cherry, who conducts his research in China, said in countries like China, electric cars can add to environmental problems because
The relationship between humans and animals—from pets to food—will be explored during the International Veterinary Social Work Summit April 11 through 13 at UT. All health and welfare professionals who treat humans or animals are invited to the summit. One session, featuring the two keynote speakers, Temple Grandin and Hal Herzog, will be free and