The medieval and Renaissance eras were the crucible in which the cultures we know today were formed. That’s why it’s been so exciting for the Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies to preside over this fall’s Medieval and Renaissance Semester.
The Tennessee Parental Participation Act, signed into law by Gov. Phil Bredesen in June 2006, is intended to help state employees who want to become more involved in their child’s education by more fully observing and understanding the school, the faculty, the students, and the teaching activities.
The University of Tennessee and Knoxville police departments are teaming to increase patrols in the Fort Sanders area near campus. The additional patrols will begin tonight. Fort Sanders is adjacent to campus and not UT property, but many students live in houses and apartments there.
Beauvais Lyons, professor of art and self-appointed director of the Hokes Archives, recently won two awards for his printmaking. He won a juror’s cash award from Prints U.S.A., a national competition held biennially at the Springfield Art Museum in Springfield, Mo. Lyons also won the Patricia Norman Award, a purchase award, from the 19th Los
In addition to her new children’s book, "Jack the Healing Cat," English Professor Marilyn Kallet has coedited a multicultural mother/daughter anthology, "The Movable Nest: A Mother/Daughter Companion." Her coeditor is North Carolina Poet Laureate Kathryn Stripling Byer.
For 26 years, Gloria "Go-To" Tipton has been the friendly voice answering calls to 974-1000, the general information number for UT offices in Knoxville. Her endurance, patience, and graceful demeanor, as well as her encyclopedic knowledge of the campus, have made her the information maven — the "go-to" person — in Telephone Services, a part
The Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies will host its sixth annual symposium Nov. 15-16 as one of the final events of the Medieval and Renaissance Semester at UT. The symposium “Saints and Citizens: Religion and Politics in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance” will be held from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. both
Igor B. Jouline, UT associate professor of microbiology, will be the final speaker for this season’s UT Pre-Game Faculty Showcase. Jouline will use comic book characters to discuss “Cracking the Genetic Code: Computer-powered Solutions in Medicine, the Environment, Bio-energy and Agriculture” at noon Saturday, Nov. 17, in the University Center Ballroom.