Jonathan Eimer, a junior advertising major at UT who is minoring in entrepreneurship, placed fourth in a national pitch competition for Gamer Gel, his invention designed to replace unhealthy energy drinks and deliver key vitamins and nutrients to competitive video gamers.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science has appointed as fellows two researchers with UT ties. The association is honoring C. Neal Stewart Jr. and Parans Paranthaman for their distinguished efforts to advance science and its applications. Stewart is a professor in the Department of Plant Sciences in the UT Institute of Agriculture. He
A UT historian will present his new biography of Alex Haley, an acclaimed American author, Wednesday, December 2. Robert “Jeff” Norrell will discuss his biography Alex Haley and the Books That Changed a Nation, at a 6:00 p.m. presentation at the East Tennessee Historical Society, 601 South Gay Street. The event is free and open
The journalism world is changing, and a new course at UT is helping students think about how they might carve out a niche in this evolving field. Entrepreneurial Journalism debuted this fall as a special topics course focusing on business models of journalism start-ups.
Wide-awake and raring-to-go Vol fans can learn all about sleep from psychology professor Ralph Lydic during the final Pregame Showcase of the season on Saturday, November 14. Lydic will present “The Brain Basis of Sleep Health” at 2:00 p.m., prior to the Vols’ game against Vanderbilt.