What do students understand – and not understand – about evolution and the nature of science? Andrew Kramer, professor and head of the Department of Anthropology at UT Knoxville, will discuss the misinformed ideas held by students taking introductory biological anthropology classes.
UT Knoxville will “Rocky Top the Rebels” during this year’s Homecoming festivities set for today through Nov. 13. From the traditional Friday afternoon parade to the Saturday pregame Party in the Park, people of all ages can celebrate UT traditions.
Students who received the W.K. McClure Scholarships for the Study of World Affairs during 2009 and 2010 were honored last week at a symposium where they displayed their work. Prestigious UT awards given primarily to graduate students, McClure Scholarships provide up to $5,000 for students to support independent research and creative projects abroad.
The Ready for the World Café for the week of Nov. 8 takes a trip around the world, offering dishes inspired by the cuisine from most every continent. The menu includes Brazilian chicken with rice and olives; Peruvian ceviche, a seafood dish; roasted pork with sage, rosemary and garlic; summer corn with tons of herbs;
UT Knoxville is implementing programs to improve leadership and management processes within the university’s departments. The Leading at UT: Part 2 Certification training program recently graduated 15 managers and supervisors from the College of Veterinary Medicine, Facilities Services and Housing, among other university departments.
Photographs of the infamous Auschwitz concentration camp taken by Rob Heller, a UT Knoxville photojournalism professor, will be on display at UT’s Ewing Gallery from Nov. 15 to Dec. 13. Heller will present a lecture on the photo exhibition at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 15, in the McCarty Auditorium of the Art + Architecture