Faculty & Staff


Study Tackles Evolution Mystery of Animal, Plant Warning Cues for Survival

Not every encounter between predator and prey results in death. A new study co-authored by a UT professor suggests that prey emit warning cues that can ultimately lead to both their survival and that of their predators.

UT Study: Volkswagen Plant Expansion to Add 9,800 Jobs to State Economy

The expansion of Volkswagen's Chattanooga manufacturing facility to produce a new midsize sport utility vehicle could add about 9,800 jobs to the Tennessee economy, according to a UT study released today.

UT Legendary Marching Band Director WJ Julian Passes Away

WJ Julian, one of the most innovative leaders of the UT Pride of the Southland Band, passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon surrounded by his family. He was ninety-two. Julian led the band for more than thirty years. He was dedicated to a standard of excellence that became a trademark of the band during numerous presidential inaugurations and bowl game appearances. The band's performance has become legendary in Knoxville and throughout the world of college football.

Faculty Member Continues Research Project with New Jersey Youth

Faculty member Andrew Steen will travel to Pennsylvania this month to continue a research project that allows inner-city New Jersey teens to experience hands-on science.

UT Physicists to Work on Next Generation of ORNL Super Computer

When the next generation of high performance computing comes to Oak Ridge National Laboratory, UT’s physicists will be working on the first projects that put its power to work.

Professor Publishes First Book on Emerging Pathogen Ranavirus

A genus of emerging pathogens Ranavirus is thought to be the potential new culprit causing the decline and extinction of amphibians around the world. A new book by a UT professor provides insight on the viruses and guidance on urgent research directions to address them.

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