While college basketball fans are up to their ears in March Madness, college video game enthusiasts at UT are participating in a tournament of their own. The league’s tournament is currently under way and UT’s Heroes of the Dorm team, We Volin, holds the number two ranking in the league.
Dawnie Steadman, director of UT’s Forensic Anthropology Center, will be featured in National Geographic’s Faces of Death show, which airs 8:00 p.m., Sunday, April 3, on the National Geographic Channel.
A committee has been formed and recruiting has commenced for the national search to replace Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Susan Martin, who has announced her intention to return to the faculty on July 1.
Teams from around the country have begun arriving in town as the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics 2016 competition gets under way.
Six educators will be inducted into the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences’ Educators Hall of Honor Class of 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, March 31.
UT nuclear engineering professor Brian Wirth is considered one of the leading authorities in nuclear materials and modeling how those materials behave in extreme environments.
Howard Hall discussed what security measures are taken on campus to safeguard nuclear material with NPR.
Chris Cherry discussed inherent flaws in protecting subways from attacks with Wired.
Students in UT’s Haslam College of Business will grant $30,000 to local charities this fall as part of a management class in leadership for nonprofits and social entrepreneurship.
The National Science Foundation talked about erosion and runoff with Thanos Papanicolaou.
Robert Glaze, a graduate student in UT’s Department of History, will discuss research that shows how Confederate veterans of the Western Theater came to terms with defeat in the Civil War during the next “Conversations and Cocktails” talk, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5.
Educators from around the region are meeting at UT today for Design Interface, an annual classroom design conference affiliated with the Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center and UT’s Learning Consortium.