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.
Juniper Starr, a master’s student in information sciences is helping to preserve the history of African-Americans in Appalachia.
The Center for Sport, Peace, and Society continues to promote sports as an empowering force on the lives of women worldwide.
The role of the Tennessee frontier in the revolutionary founding of the nation will be the topic of an inaugural symposium April 21.
The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Germany’s main newspaper for international affairs coverage, interviewed history professor Vejas Liulevicius about the March 1918 Treaty of Brest Litovsk.