World-renowned neuroscientist Subimal Datta joined the faculty this spring. He comes to UT from the Boston University School of Medicine, where he was a professor of psychiatry, neurology, and behavioral neuroscience and director for the Sleep and Cognitive Neuroscience Research Laboratory.
UT Libraries has created an online digital archive of photographs from the collection of Estes Kefauver, a prominent and popular figure in national politics in the 1950s, whose name may be surprisingly unfamiliar to current generations.
Students enrolled in Volunteer Bridge—a invitation-only dual-enrollment program between Pellissippi State Community College and UT—will now find it easier to get their associate’s degree while continuing their college studies.
A new exhibition featuring botanical photographs by retired UT botany professor Alan S. Heilman, opens Friday, June 5, at the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture. Through the Lens: Botanical Photography of Alan S. Heilman explores the art and science of sixty-plus years of Heilman’s award-winning botanical photography of leaves, buds, flowers, fruits, seeds,
Jenny Richter has been named associate vice chancellor and director of the Office of Equity and Diversity, effective June 1. Richter served as interim director following the death last year of former director Marva Rudolph.
A portion of Middle Drive between Perkins and Dougherty Halls will close at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 2, to allow work to begin on the new Engineering Quad streetscape project. The road will reopen by the end of July, and construction is scheduled to finish before the start of the fall semester.
Bidding requirements have been increased, effective June 1. Several other policies have changed.
Carly Harrington of the News Sentinel details the university’s state of construction projects in a recent article for the newspaper.