The Life of the Mind book for this fall’s incoming freshmen is Ishmael Beah’s A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier. Students starting classes this fall will be reading the book over the summer. Faculty are invited to integrate the book into their fall-semester freshman classes as much as possible. For more info
David Tandy, head of the UT Knoxville Classics Department and Distinguished Professor of Humanities, has been honored with a lifetime achievement award by the Classical Association of the Middle West and South, which includes 31 states and three Canadian Provinces.