A UT biophysicist has been awarded a $1.84 million Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) from the National Institute for General Medical Science (NIGMS) to investigate how the 3D folded structure of the human genome reacts to physical stress in health and disease.
In 2008, when Thomas K. Davis took over the Nashville Urban Design Studio in the College of Architecture and Design, he had a clear vision in mind: his students would design projects that could become real-world structures across Nashville and other parts of Middle Tennessee.
Affordability continues to be a major hindrance to obtaining health insurance as the percentage of Tennesseans without coverage increased this year, according to a new report by the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research.
A new study led by Anne Conway, the new Urban Child Institute Endowed Professor in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Social Work, shows that large disparities in executive function exist among children even before they begin formal schooling.
Current obesity rates in adults in the United States could be the result of dietary changes that took place decades ago, according to a new study published by researchers at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
More people die during tornadoes in the Southeast than anywhere else in the United States. And still, a lot of people have misconceptions about their risk of being impacted by tornadoes, according to a new study published in PLOS One by researchers at UT.
Festivals on UT’s campus are an opportunity to bring cultures that seem far away into our own community.
Rosalind I. J. Hackett, a Distinguished Professor in the Humanities and professor of religious studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, is starting the school year with two new titles.
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture at UT, presents an investigation of the relationship between art, science, and photography with its new exhibition, Science in Motion.
In marriage, conflict is inevitable. Even the happiest couples argue. And research shows they tend to argue about the same topics as unhappy couples: children, money, in-laws, intimacy.
UT ranks 44th among all public universities and 104th nationally, according to the 2020 U.S. News and World Report undergraduate rankings released today. The university improved in key areas measured by U.S. News—including six-year graduation rate and peer assessment.
Jay Whelan, head of UT’s Department of Nutrition, has been recognized with the Golden Achievement Award by the World Acrobatics Society and induction into the Gallery of Legends Hall of Fame.