The UT Pro2Serve Math Contest aims to encourage interest in mathematics, and to encourage the state’s brightest math students to attend college, work, and live in Tennessee.
Category: Natural Sciences
Shelby Stavretis spent two weeks last summer attending the National School on Neutron and X-Ray Scattering working with top scientists at two national research laboratories.
Founded just three years ago, NeuroNET (Neuroscience Network of East Tennessee) was created in response to the rapidly growing neuroscience research and teaching presence across the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT), the UT Medical Center of Knoxville (UTMCK) and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).
When Ashley Charest walked across the stage at the May 2014 Commencement, she never anticipated landing a position at a national research institute.
Faculty in one department have a long term commitment to hosting mentored research experiences for undergraduates with the goal of igniting their passion for discovery and sparking career interest in the sciences.
A new program advances the instruction and research of neuroscience at the university.
Kate Jones explains the inner workings of stars and how the atomic nucleus leaves its fingerprints on the chemical composition of the solar system.
Retired professor Alan Heilman has spent a lifetime getting up close and personal with plants—under the lens of his microscope and through the lens of his camera.
Susan Riechert leads students in arachnid research throughout the American West.
Drawing on more than thirty years of deliberation, the chemistry department undertook a major redesign of General Chemistry and its laboratory.
It is a question that has puzzled evolutionary biologists for years: Why did we stop being promiscuous and decide to settle down to start families? Sergey Gavrilets, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, may have found the answer, and it lies in the power of female choice.
Imagine how lucky you would feel to discover and hold one treasured fossil in the palm of your hand. Now imagine holding 240 fossils. Emily Napier did just that her senior year when she conducted research on edrioasteriods entombed in a rock, and the results she found on the estimated 280 million-year-old, starfish-like fossils were surprising.