A UT professor has received a state grant to provide professional development to teachers of English language learners at two Knox County schools so they can help their students better grasp mathematics concepts
When Fred Peebles, dean of UT’s College of Engineering, hired Fred Brown to lead the newly created Minority Engineering Program in 1973, there were twenty-six total African American students in engineering. The program blossomed under Brown’s leadership and that of his successors, James Pippin and Travis Griffin, to the point that more than 1,000 minority
Families and community members are invited to explore and enjoy free family events throughout November at the McClung Museum.
The Knoxville News Sentinel featured a story on the Siddiqi Lecture Series, a new, annual Islamic lecture series aimed at broadening public understanding of the religion. Sherman A. Jackson, a renowned professor and the director of University of Southern California’s Center for Islamic Thought, Culture and Practice, will deliver the inaugural lecture.
The UT Libraries will honor Bass and celebrate the Dr. William M. Bass III Collection during a reception and lecture on Thursday, October 30, at Hodges Library.
Film critic and director Gerald Peary will introduce the on-campus screening of his 2009 documentary film For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism, which tells the story of American film criticism through film clips, photographs, and on-camera interviews.