On average, American colleges and universities with nursing programs offer about one hour of instruction in handling catastrophic situations such as nuclear events, pandemics, or water contamination crises, according to two recent studies coauthored by a nursing professor at UT.
Speeding up hallway transition times may be the key to reducing hallway disruptions by elementary school students. School psychology researchers in UT’s College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences recently developed and tested a game-like intervention that successfully reduced disruptions by up to 74 percent.
A new form of electron microscopy allows researchers to examine nanoscale tubular materials while they are “alive” and forming liquids—a first in the field.
Playgrounds that mimic the natural environment have physical and mental benefits for preschool children, according to a study published last month in Children, Youth, and Environments and coauthored by professors at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
A new institutional partnership between UT and Japan’s National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) will send graduate students from the Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education to Japan as visiting scholars to study materials science and advanced manufacturing.
Sport-based service is the theme of an upcoming study abroad trip for 15 student–athletes in the VOLeaders Academy.
Samantha Ehrlich, assistant professor in the Department of Public Health, was recognized earlier this month by the American Diabetes Association.
During the first two weeks of June, the Forensic Anthropology Facility welcomed 48 law enforcement officers from all over the country to its Outdoor Recovery Course.
Claudio Gómez has been named the first Jefferson Chapman Executive Director of the McClung Museum.
A new species of crocodile-relative from the Age of Dinosaurs has been discovered at a fossil excavation site in Texas.
Engineers strive to tackle complex interdisciplinary challenges such as those presented in the National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenges, ranging from energy solutions to health care and everything in between.
UT has moved ahead five spots in the rankings of Master of Fine Arts acting programs, landing at 11th in the Hollywood Reporter’s annual list of top programs.