Faculty & Staff


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.

Eleventh Street Bridge to Close June 1, Reopen Mid-July

The pedestrian bridge connecting the Eleventh Street Garage to the Hill will be closed starting Monday, June 1, for rust removal and repainting.

Faculty Member Continues Research Project with New Jersey Youth

UT 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. This is the third year of the project, which started when Steen learned from a friend—Patrick Murray, a teacher at Malcolm X Shabazz High School in Newark, New Jersey—about […]

NPR Morning Edition Anchor to Speak at Bijou Theatre June 2; Campus Community Invited

Steve Inskeep, an anchor of National Public Radio's Morning Edition, will speak at the Bijou Theatre on Tuesday, June 2. The campus community is invited to the 7:00 p.m. event downtown.

New York Times Reviews Dean’s ‘Leaving Orbit’

In a New York Times review of Margaret Lazarus Dean's "wonderfully evocative new book 'Leaving Orbit,'” reviewer Michiko Kakutani describes the associate professor of English's chronicle of “the beauty and the strangeness in the last days of American spaceflight, in the last moments of something that used to be cited as what makes America great” as a "heartfelt paean to, and elegy for, a remarkable collective undertaking. She captures both the science and poetry of NASA’s missions, and the romance of space travel."

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