UT’s Center for Sport, Peace, and Society is hosting a series of campus and community events designed to celebrate sport and inclusion at the university.
In a recent letter to the editor of the News Sentinel, UT math professor Conrad Plaut explains that the faculty previously interviewed by the News Sentinel concerning the enhanced post-tenure performance review proposed by the Board of Trustees, don’t speak for all UT faculty.
What does tenure mean to UT faculty? Tenure means protection for faculty to do their job, according to UT history professor Monica Black in a recent letter to the News Sentinel editor.
Sociology faculty member Meghan Conley shared her thoughts about the struggles of a being a peacemaker in a recent News Sentinel column.
In a recent interview with WBIR, English assistant professor Jessi Grieser finds that your accent may be the reason your phone doesn’t understand you. Grieser, who focuses on sociolinguistics, says that we speak in fluid sounds that all kind of run together.
In Inside Higher Ed’s ‘Conditionally Accepted’ column, sociology professor Victor Ray explains why it is necessary to use our academic skills to analyze our own disciplines.
Victor Ray, assistant professor of sociology, penned an opinion piece for the Washington Post addressing National Geographic’s cover for its issue about race.
A team of UT scholars is researching the stories of veterans interred at Knoxville National Cemetery.
Jessica Vélez, a PhD candidate in the UT–Oak Ridge National Laboratory Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education, took first place in the Three-Minute Thesis competition held last week as a part of UT’s Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week.
Faculty who are interested in incorporating either an experiential learning component, or an evidence-based teaching strategy, into one of their courses can apply to be part of this summer’s Teaching and Learning Innovation Summer Institute.
For Knoxville native and engineering student Spencer Cochran, staying at UT for graduate school was a given.
UT has been named a Peace Corps Prep Partner School. The program enhances student’s undergraduate experience by preparing them for international development fieldwork and potential Peace Corps service.