As a research-intensive institution, our students—undergraduate and graduate—delve further into subjects they may have only dreamed about.
Recent examples include advanced manufacturing institues, zero-energy housing, using supercomputers for medical breakthroughs, and studying diseases in species around the world.
From improving mental health and education to economics and taxation efficiencies, our work impacts people, places, and industries throughout the world.
The CDC reports that tobacco abuse rates for Tennessee high school students are significantly above the national average. Substance abuse among adolescents is linked to depression, unintentional injuries, suicide, and homicide. 4-H Health Rocks! is a UT Extension partnership with local Boards of Education, Boys and Girls Clubs, and the YMCA that has reached over 100,000 young people in Tennessee.
The letters of James K. Polk give insight into the politics, diplomacy, science, and culture of the 1840s, as well as a peek into the affairs of one of the most private men ever to occupy the presidency.
WVLT Local 8 Now featured students and faculty at UT who are investigating ways to stop the spread of canine distemper, a devastating disease affecting dogs—particularly those in animal shelters. The team, part of the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, is using math models to study how the disease spreads through a shelter once the […]
The summer semester Veterinary Externship Program provides sophomore veterinary students and fifth-semester professional students an opportunity to work directly with more than a dozen private veterinary practices in East Tennessee. The program also provides community veterinarians the opportunity to enhance their veterinary knowledge through interaction with the college and students.
NASA scientists will get a deeper look at Pluto thanks to a new round of observations being led by a UT postdoctoral student.
The Joint Institute for Computational Sciences, a partnership between UT and ORNL, has received $3 million in new funding from the National Science Foundation to continue to provide advanced computing resources through July 2016.
The Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education brings together extensive and complementary resources at UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to increase science, technology, engineering, and mathematics research of national significance.
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