WBIR-TVJay Rubenstein, a professor in the Department of History who focuses on cultural and religious history, talked with WBIR about the significance of Pope Benedict XVI stepping down, and the process the Vatican will enter to select his successor.
T Cooper, novelist, memoirist, and short-story writer, will read from his work on March 11 as part of the Writers in the Library series. The reading will be at 7:00 p.m. in the Hodges Library Auditorium. It is free and open to the public. Cooper is the author of three novels and a memoir and
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will begin a special lecture series March 14 to celebrate its fiftieth anniversary. The series will bring in worldwide experts to speak on topics related to the museum’s collections and exhibitions on archaeology, Egyptology, decorative arts, the American Civil War, geology, and natural history. All lectures are
The threat of terrorism continues to evolve in our changing world. Walter Purdy, director of the Terrorism Research Center in Washington, DC, will lead an interactive public presentation to explore terrorism in the 21st century. The talk will be at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, March 15, at the College of Law. Purdy will explore the
A software update is now available to the UT iPhone app. The update includes a mobile-friendly version of the MyUTK platform and integration of the Blackboard Learn app, a tool utilized by many students for managing their courses online. The updated software will soon be available to Android users.
Faculty and staff are reminded to complete the health and wellness survey. The survey was sent on Wednesday, February 27 through an email from the College of Social Work’s Center for Applied Research and Evaluation.
Prehistoric relatives to crocodiles and alligators fed on tiny dinosaurs, according to fossil evidence discovered by a team of researchers, including a UT lecturer. Stephanie Drumheller, a 2005 graduate and lecturer in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, analyzed bite marks on some seventy-five-million-year-old dinosaur bones that were collected in southern Utah in 2002.