UT geographer Derek Alderman contributed an article to CityLab about Confederate memorials and the unjust geography of memory.
The Chronicle of Higher Education featured a story in which a researcher doggedly maps forgotten corners of slave history, including Detroit’s role in the Underground Railroad and its past in which many Detroiters held many people in bondage between the mid-1700s and early 1800s. The story highlights the scholarship of Derek Alderman, UT professor of
Community members got a firsthand look at the work of UT forensic anthropologists during an open house on Sunday, October 1. More than 250 visitors—including children, families of donors, and pre-donors who will give their body to the center upon their death—took part in the event, which was hosted by the UT Forensic Anthropology Center.
Through that Apollo 17 mission 45 years ago, geoscientist Lawrence “Larry” Taylor—who would go on to establish UT’s Earth and Planetary Sciences program—formed a longtime friendship and collaboration with astronaut Harrison “Jack” Schmitt that would come to shape the collaboration between the university and NASA.
Rachel Hunt, a fourth-year interior architecture student in the College of Architecture and Design, was recently named Highly Commended in the International 2017 Undergraduate Awards.
Startups, entrepreneurs, makers, investors, business leaders, students, and community leaders from across East Tennessee gathered to celebrate Knoxville as a great place to start and grow businesses.
A new technique for building automotive panels with thermoplastics and carbon fibers could revolutionize the auto industry.
Four faculty members from the Haslam College of Business and Tickle College of Engineering have received a National Science Foundation grant totaling $1.7 million.
CURENT, a National Science Foundation-backed center housed at UT, has the electric grid, its security, and its sustainability as its focus.
The Undergraduate Awards—often referred to as the “junior Nobel Prize”—has announced the winners of its 2017 program, and three UT students are ranked among the world’s best and brightest.
Joseph Bozell, professor in the Department of Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries, will present “The Future of Energy from Crops” at the first UT Science Forum of the fall semester on Friday, September 8.
An interdisciplinary collaboration at UT is confronting storm-related flooding and runoff, an increasingly important topic highlighted by recent devastation in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and the looming threat of Hurricane Irma. The National Science Foundation is providing $1.8 million in funding for the College of Social Work and the Department of Civil and Environmental