UT’s Department of Sociology will host a conference April 27–29 addressing some of the most pressing current issues surrounding racial inequality in the United States. The three-day conference, New Directions in Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, will bring nationally and internationally recognized scholars to the UT campus.
UT alumnus Scott Partelow, now managing consultant for Enterprise Solutions at Sword and Shield Enterprise Security, will speak at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy as a part of the Cybersecurity Brown Bag Lunch Series.
Earth Day began on April 22, 1970, when 20 million Americans took to the streets to raise awareness about the environment, climate change, and endangered species. “Any holiday or observance is a great time to promote literacy for children and teens of all ages,” says Cindy Welch, associate director of UT’s Center for Children’s and
WBIR’s Robin Wilhoit sat down with Chancellor Beverly Davenport to see how she’s settling into her role. Wilhoit discussed a variety of topics with Chancellor Davenport including the Guinness World Record, potential for outsourcing services, and combating sexual assault, among other topics. “I feel a great honor, I feel a responsibility,” said Davenport. “There is
Margaret Scobey, a longtime public servant and former US ambassador to Syria and Egypt, has been named the UT Department of History’s outstanding alumna for 2017. She will be celebrated during the history department’s annual honors ceremony at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, at the Frieson Black Cultural Center.
Vincent Price, a doctoral student in education, claimed the top prize during the final round of UT’s Three-Minute Thesis Competition held last week as part of Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week. The competition challenged master’s and doctoral students to present a compelling talk on their thesis or dissertation to an audience unfamiliar with the