Beneath the ocean floor is a desolate place with no oxygen and sunlight. Yet microbes have thrived in this environment for millions of years. A study led by Karen Lloyd, an assistant professor of microbiology, reveals that these microscopic life-forms called archaea slowly eat tiny bits of protein. The study was released today in Nature.
Internationally-acclaimed scholar and educator of architecture Billie Tsien will speak at UT on April 8 as part of the College of Architecture and Design’s Church Lecture Series. The lecture, free and open to the public, will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the McClung Museum Auditorium. Tsien has taught at Harvard and Yale universities and at
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture has won two Awards of Excellence from the 2013 Tennessee Association of Museums. One award recognized Zen Buddhism and the Arts of Japan, an exhibit featured at the museum late last year. The other recognized the film Continents Collide: The Appalachians and the Himalayas, created by producer
Two master’s programs in the College of Business Administration have earned prestigious Eduniversal international rankings. The Master of Science–Master of Business Administration dual-degree program in engineering and business administration and the master’s in human resource management are both top 40 programs in North America, according to Eduniversal’s Top 200 Best Master’s Programs Worldwide.