Several outlets featured the research of Albrecht von Arnim, which shows that lack of adequate sleep could short-circuit your system and interfere with a fundamental cellular process that drives physical growth, physiological adaptation, and even brain activity.
Colin Sumrall co-authored a study about the revelation of a digestive system in a 320-million-year-old animal, which sheds light on the early evolutionary history of starfish and related animals. Several online publications featured the news including Phys.Org and North Carolina-based High Country Press.
Mother Jones mentioned the research of Gary McCracken in this story featuring fascinating research about bats.
Several media outlets, and science and online publications recently featured Vladimir Dinets’ research showing the importance of bats to the survival of a rare frog and other species.
Salon featured the research of Garriy Shteynberg, assistant professor of psychology, in a story that examines the spooky science of thrills and Halloween fear.
Students of the Culinary Program will be cooking and serving food from the Gonzo Gourmet food truck from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 3. The truck will be parked outside the UT Conference Center, 600 Henley Street, on the Locust Street side of the building.
Spirits were high Friday morning as College of Engineering departments gathered on the quad in front of Ferris Hall for the third annual college-wide Halloween contest. Judges voted on the best represented, most creative, and best overall department.
David Anderson, a professor of anthropology, will present “Recent Developments in Southeastern Archaeology” during UT’s Pregame Showcase on November 7.
WUOT, the public radio station licensed to UT, is one of fifteen stations chosen in a national competition to participate in a storytelling project that aims to bring public media to more Americans.
The Society of Physics Students dropped pumpkins frozen with liquid nitrogen from a height of 80 feet Friday near the Humanities and Social Sciences building as part of some Halloween fun. The event focused on science engagement and literacy. Several local media outlets covered the story.
Georgetown University scholar Jonathan Brown delivered UT’s second Siddiqi Lecture in Islamic Studies on October 27. WUOT 91.9 FM interviewed Brown about the event, which was hosted by the Department of Religious Studies.
The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is hosting a seminar, “It’s Personal: The Power of Experiential Learning for Student Engagement,” from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 11, in Hollingsworth Auditorium on the UTIA campus.