Roanoke, Virginia-based television station WDBJ 7 recently featured a story about a woman who has ties to UT’s Forensic Anthropology Center, also known as the Body Farm. The woman’s mother donated her body to help further the center’s research. Read and watch the story here.
This week’s featured partnership is the Center for Transportation Research. CTR partners with state and local agencies, businesses, and industry throughout the country. CTR works with community agencies to meet the needs of transportation-disadvantaged residents and conducts a summer transportation academy for seventh- and eighth-grade girls.
The Early Learning Center is encouraging families to take advantage of loosely structured time in the months ahead to help foster learning opportunities during the summer.
An archaeological project at UT to document the Battle of Fort Sanders will kick off with a forum to garner public input about the initiative. The forum will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, May 21, in the auditorium of the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture.
Wes Hines, head of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, has been elected Fellow of the American Nuclear Society.
Two UT students have been awarded a Noyce Scholarship for the 2015–2016 school year for their outstanding performance in the classroom and commitment to the teaching profession.