Using supercomputing resources provided by the National Institute for Computational Sciences, a research team has made discoveries using computer modeling and simulations that have overturned longstanding, widely held beliefs about black holes.
Parents and caregivers—with toddlers in tow—can learn about the history of the Civil War in Knoxville during a Monday, May 20, “stroller tour” at the McClung Museum. The tour, which will focus on the Battle of Fort Sanders, will begin at 10:00 a.m. in the foyer at the museum on the Knoxville campus. It is
PwC (formerly PricewaterhouseCoopers), a multinational professional services firm, has committed up to $90,000 for the next three years to support UT’s Corporate Governance Center Distinguished Speaker Series. The series brings experts on various areas of government, accounting, business, and law to the UT campus to present to and interact with undergraduate and graduate students, alumni,
Their desire to help combat extreme poverty has led Nourish International members from UT to Uganda and Peru. This summer, it’s taking them to Guatemala. The group, which left today, will spend six weeks working with the Guatemalan organization Unidas para Vivir Mejor, which seeks to empower the women of Guatemala through programs including education,
To eat healthier, the children and staff at UT’s Early Learning Center have begun growing a lot of their own food. They want the school’s new kitchen garden to be a model for the community and a training ground for early childhood educators on gardening with young children and families. The News Sentinel highlighted the
Kari Alldredge has been named UT’s new admissions director and will begin work on June 10. Alldredge is the senior associate director of undergraduate admissions at Oklahoma State University, where she has worked since 2006. At OSU, she led an admissions team that welcomed the school’s largest class ever. She helped reverse a six-year trend