Undergraduates from across the country and their research mentors, David Buehler at UT and Arik Kershenbaum at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS), will try to find rare birds in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park as a part of a project to help protect and maintain species’ biodiversity in the park.
The Board of Trustees passed a budget today that will allow the Knoxville campus to give all eligible employees a pay raise for the third consecutive year. Eligible employees will receive a 1.5 percent across-the-board pay raise or $600, whichever is greater. We also will use an additional 1.5 percent pool to reward our best
Thirty-two rising ninth-grade students from Tennessee and surrounding states will get an up-close look at the challenges and marvels of the engineering field from engineering faculty and professionals during the College of Engineering’s Engineering Volunteers for Ninth Graders program. The program takes place from June 23 to 28 on campus.
Honors and awards for the university’s faculty and graduate students.
Jason Mastrogiovanni is the new director of First-Year Studies. He began the job earlier this month. Mastrogiovanni will oversee the courses, programs, and staff housed in First-Year Studies. He also will represent First-Year Studies across the university and serve as an advocate for first-year students. He has ten years of professional experience in both academic
A ten-week summer project designed to provide promising undergraduate students experience in the research applications of computational science—and, in the process, become energized and encouraged about furthering their educations—is now underway at the Joint Institute for Computational Sciences.
The university is upgrading the Nathan W. Dougherty Engineering Building to improve safety and provide a series of modern instructional and research laboratories. The building will remain open while the work continues.