It has been 170 years since James K. Polk served as the 11th president of the United States. His legacy, however, lives on at UT through the James K. Polk Project.
A study, coauthored by Maxim Lavrentovich, shows that plants favor the production of uneven, asymmetrical patterns on the surface of pollen grains over more symmetrical patterns.
Jioni Lewis, assistant professor of psychology, works to be a mentor for her students from undergraduates in her African American psychology course to doctoral students in counseling psychology who seek her out for life and career guidance.
Hiroyuki Kobayashi, consul general of Japan in Nashville, gave a public lecture on US–Japan relations at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy this past Tuesday.
Associate Professor Noriko Horiguchi has been enhancing students’ understanding of Japanese language and culture and the country’s strong political, economic, and cultural ties with the United States through UT’s Japanese program.
After six days of peace talks in Qatar, the government of Afghanistan and the Taliban appear closer to an agreement that could end US troops’ 17-year presence in the country.
UT School of Music graduate student Kevork Esmeryan spent part of January traveling to schools around the Knoxville area playing violins once played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust.
Rosemary Mariner, a resident scholar in the Center for the Study of War and Society and a pioneer in Naval aviation, passed away Thursday, January 24.
Graduate student Jeffrey Pannekoek was chosen as the first representative of UT as a predoctoral fellow at a summer workshop organized by Humanities Without Walls.
UT alumna Shuwanza Goff made political history with the shift of the House majority to the Democratic Party.
The spring portion of the UT Humanities Center’s 2018–19 Distinguished Visiting Scholars Lecture Series kicks off January 29 with Steven Stoll’s “The Ordeal of Appalachia.”
Joy Harjo, the John C. Hodges Chair of Excellence in English, has been appointed to the Board of Chancellors for the Academy of American Poets.