Two staff members in the Department of History, both of whom lost their military sons in Iraq, were among the Gold Star families invited to the White House.
Natalie Campbell, a rising junior majoring in disability studies through the College Scholars program, has been invited to participate in the Fulbright UK Summer Institute.
Four UT students have received prestigious Boren Scholarship and Fellowship awards that will allow them to pursue intensive language study, internships, and research abroad and domestically over the next year.
Three students have been awarded scholarships to travel abroad to study languages that are imperative to the United States’ future security and stability. This year’s Critical Language Scholarship recipients will study Russian, Korean, and Arabic.
Three UT professors were honored Friday when state Representative Eddie Smith presented each of them with a resolution commending them for recent achievements.
The Knoxville National Cemetery has served as the final resting place for many local veterans from every US conflict since the Civil War—including UT’s General Robert Neyland.
The Tennessee Ledger featured the research of geography professor Henri Grissino-Mayer and his team in two stories.
Colin Sumrall confirms the discovery of a 475-million-year-old fossil.
April marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. During that month, media outlets nationwide featured the research of geography professor Derek Alderman.
Nadia Fomin, an assistant professor in experimental nuclear/neutron physics, conducted research at the Jefferson Lab and spoke about the support the lab received in a Daily Press article.
Derek Alderman, a cultural and historical geography professor, shared his thoughts on removing confederate monuments in an Artsy article.
Sociology assistant professor Tyler Wall commented in a story in a WXFT news article about recent 911 phone calls that result in lethal consequences for African-Americans.