The podcast, hosted by Jad Abumrad and produced by Shima Oliaee with WNYC, is based on Professor Lynn Sacco’s class, Dolly’s America: From Sevierville to the World.
WUOT, the Knoxville NPR station licensed to UT, has received a $10,000 grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for a five-part project to highlight Knoxville’s connection to country music.
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.
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.
Professors Sara Ritchey and Anne-Hélène Miller were awarded yearlong fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support their research into medieval history and literature.
Sights and smells from around the world recently filled the Panhellenic Building as students in Charles Sanft’s History of World Civilization to 1500 class shared ancient foods they prepared in their own kitchens.
The Center for the Study of War and Society, in conjunction with the East Tennessee History Center, holds a day of events to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.
By tracing the movement of people through the South in the eras of slavery, segregation, and the present, Edward Ayers will tell the story of Southern history over two centuries.
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.
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.
Vejas Liulevicius spoke with WBIR about detailing the lives of Knoxville veterans thanks to an award from the Veterans Legacy Program.
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.