UT has committed to diverting half of its waste from landfills by 2030 as part of a larger goal of becoming a zero waste institution. This will be a significant increase in the diversion rate; the 2018 rate was 33 percent.
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.
A mathematics professor is developing a method that employs artificial intelligence to clearly understand the electrical brain activity data conveyed through electroencephalogram monitoring.
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.
This past spring, Paul Harrill’s students experienced filmmaking and the movie business through their involvement with his latest film, Light From Light, which had its world premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.
Two UT professors have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Hera Jay Brown has been named a 2020 Rhodes Scholar—the ninth current or former UT student to earn this prestigious honor.
Natalie Campbell has been selected for a Mitchell Scholarship, one of the most prestigious undergraduate awards in the country.
Four faculty members have received Faculty Early Career Development awards from the National Science Foundation for 2019.
David Mandrus has been named in the Highly Cited Researchers list compiled by the Web of Science Group.
Students at Knoxville’s South-Doyle High School are exploring careers in architecture, construction science, and engineering this year as part of a new mentorship program.