This particularly physical kind of philanthropy caught on in the mid-20th century.
UT’s annual celebration of Black History Month kicks off Wednesday, Feb. 1. The month will include lectures, the 18th annual Black Issues Conference, art showcases and more in celebration of Black cultural contributions and achievements throughout history.
UT is recognizing Black History Month throughout February with a series of virtual and in-person events.
UT interns help the Beck Cultural Exchange Center preserve African American history.
Associate Professor of History Tore Olsson is using the popular Red Dead Redemption series to discuss US History in 1880 to 1920.
The equine influenza of 1872 created damaging economic problems in the US.
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.