Richard Alley, a leading geoscientist who has been studying glaciers and sea level change for more than 30 years, will deliver the sixth annual Mossman Distinguished Lecture at 7 p.m. March 4.
Elizabeth Herndon has been awarded a grant of nearly $1 million from the National Science Foundation’s Office of Polar Projects to investigate how plants, microorganisms, and minerals compete for phosphorus in the Arctic tundra.
With 16 students receiving Fulbright US Student Awards in 2019–20, UT ranks seventh among public research universities and is the top-ranked SEC school.
The Center for Educational Leadership (CEL) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been chosen by the Tennessee Department of Education to lead and facilitate the 2020 Tennessee Rural Principals Network.
Training for a race—whether it is the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon in March or a first attempt at a 5K—can be daunting.
New research in the Department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology hints at potential therapeutic strategies for Rett syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disorder.
A UT microbiologist has received a portion of a $3.1 million grant from the US Department of Energy to study how global warming could affect peatlands and their vast carbon stores in the future.
A materials science professor has received a five-year $1.7 million award from a leading scientific research foundation to pursue cutting-edge work in the emerging field of quantum materials.
The partnership centers on developing lighter vehicle components made from composite materials and innovative methods of electrifying vehicles.
A study about daily step goals co-authored by David Bassett, head of the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies, is among the most discussed and shared of 2019 according to Altmetric.
Stable democracies have long been tied to the cultural values of citizens. But the stability of democracies worldwide could be vulnerable if certain cultural values decline, according to a new study published in Nature Human Behavior.
Strained relationships with parents, siblings, or extended family members may be more harmful to people’s health than a troubled relationship with a significant other.