Starting at the surface, you would have to dig nearly 2,000 miles before reaching Earth’s core. No one could survive that trip – and the 10,000-degree Fahrenheit heat once there would vaporize you anyway.
In most parts of East Asia, the new year that begins on Jan. 22 corresponds to the rabbit. In Vietnam though it will usher in the Year of the Cat.
Faculty members in the Department of Religious Studies and the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures have been awarded fellowships by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
A faculty member in UT’s College of Arts and Sciences and a staff member in the Institute of Agriculture have been honored in the 2022 Knox News and Knox.biz “40 Under 40” awards.
The Seven Lucky Gods usher in good fortune in the new year in Japan. Among them, Hotei plays the most prominent role, for he is considered not just a lucky god, but also a Buddha.
Is imitation the sincerest form of flattery? Maybe. When good ideas prosper, so do replicas, diluting the power of original thinking.
Hotei, a Japanese god who carries a bag of treats, has come to be identified with Santa Claus – but he brings the goodies on New Year’s Day instead of Christmas.
UT will welcome nearly 1,400 graduates into its alumni family as they are honored during the fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 16.
UT will recruit top-tier faculty across disciplines to address some of the most pressing and complex challenges of our time.
A new initiative to led by the writing center is one of many examples of UT’s commitment to expanding access to a college education to students at Austin-East and across Tennessee.
UT’s researchers represent chemistry, chemical engineering, ecology and evolutionary biology, mathematics, materials science and physics.
Everyone is feeling the heat these days – even species that develop underground.