UT physicist Robert Grzywacz has contributed to the discovery of four new elements recently added to the periodic table. One of them, element 117, has been named Tennessine. (Photography by Brian Notess)
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Assistant Professors Shannen Dee Williams and Brandon Winford are making their mark in the history department and seeking resources to make UT one of the best departments in the region to study African-American history.
The Pregame Showcase—the popular faculty lectures that take place on campus two hours before each home football game—will be on hiatus until Phase II of the new Student Union construction is completed.
Since the beginning of this calendar year, the college and the university have lost twelve members of our college community who left their mark on the institution and our hearts.
More violence in the Middle East. More land and lives lost. The sudden rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (al-Sham), or ISIS, has left most of the world terrified and baffled.
On one December morning Larry McKay suited up in a rain coat and rubber boots and headed out into the Tennessee River basin. A couple dozen other people joined him.. What were they searching for?
Mike and Jane are fighting. Again. There is a lot of screaming and shouting. Neighbors hear the noise, get concerned, and call the police. Mike gets arrested and referred to a batterer intervention program.
We’ve all had one. A day where you feel like your fate is sealed before you even step out the door. A day where you feel less than confident and not like yourself.
How we invest our time reveals our values. So does how we invest our treasure. The estate gift of the late Ken and Blaire Mossman follows their heart and creates a legacy that reflects their values.
At five, Benjamin Parton simply wanted to be like his older violin-playing brother. His competitive streak of simply wanting to be better at strings than his brother waned as he honored his calling.
Timothy Deidesch and Mohammad Moniruzzaman are the first two recipients of the Penley Fellowship which provides a graduate student with resources to pursue a research project or creative endeavor of exceptional promise.
Paying it forward placed the Department of Geography on the map for Neil Conner. A mostly privately funded cushion of financial support adds to the robust learning environment of the doctoral geography student.