The groundbreaking research of Gordon Burghardt, Alumni Distinguished Service Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, was cited in a BBC article about cranes dancing. Burghardt studies animals at play. He defines play as a repeated behavior that should not contribute to survival. It is spontaneous and voluntary, performed when the
Short-story author Adam Prince will read from his work on April 8 as part of the Writers in the Library series. The reading begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Hodges Library Auditorium. It is free and open to the public. Prince is a former UT graduate student and teaching assistant. His first book, The Beautiful
Dean of Students Maxine Davis and SGA Election Commissioner Will Logan urge students to get out the vote for this year’s Student Government Association election. Online voting begins Wednesday, April 3, and closes at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, April 4.
Students from the university’s culinary program catered a teacher appreciation lunch at West High School on Tuesday as part of their curriculum. They fed 120 staff members free of charge as they learned how to pull off an off-site catering event. They were featured in this News Sentinel story.