Geography Department Head Derek Alderman published an article in Social Education which constructed a lesson for helping teachers and students explore the politics of naming streets for Martin Luther King Jr. National Geographic Society picked up the article and created an educational activity that is available online.
A group of six students have written a detailed comment to the proposed Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan which is open for public comment. An article by two of the students, Justin Knowles and Remy DeVoe, is featured on the American Nuclear Society website. The students’ comment discusses the plan’s inconsistencies and the corresponding
Chemistry alumna Diane Schdmit was invited to the White House for the National Medal of Technology and the National Medal of Science presentations on Thursday, November 20. A gala will be held at the Ritz Carlton Pentagon City to celebrate the award recipients. Earlier this year, Schmidt was elected the President of American Chemical Society for the coming
A recent study on TennCare from the Center for Business and Economic Research shows that the percentage of uninsured Tennesseans is at its lowest rate in a decade. The report shows that 7.2 percent of Tennessee’s 6.5 million residents are uninsured, a 25 percent decrease from last year. The report also shows that 2.4 percent
The university has launched a new crowdfunding site, VOLstarter. The site offers a way for students and departments to raise money for projects that change lives.
Twenty-three years ago, Marshall Ramsey was a UT student, drawing cartoons for The Daily Beacon.
Our brains undergo all kinds of states of consciousness… But how? And what are those states? WUOT’s Chrissy Keuper interviewed Helen Baghdoyan, Beaman Professor, and Ralph Lydic, Robert H. Cole Endowed Professor of Neuroscience. The couple teaches anesthesiology and psychology at the University of Tennessee. They spoke about their research on how the brain regulates various
Kelly Leiter, dean emeritus of the College of Communications at UT, passed away on Saturday, November 15, at his home in Knoxville.
The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, recently published an interdisciplinary study led by associate professor Gong Gu.