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 alumna Shuwanza Goff made political history with the shift of the House majority to the Democratic Party.
A coalition of nearly 40 student groups and academic units at UT is launching a voter registration campaign on campus.
UT political science professor Michael Fitzgerald talks to WBIR about policy implications of President Trump’s first State of the Union.
Political science professor Richard Pacelle stopped by WBIR to share his thoughts on how the government shutdown may effect East Tennessee.
UT political scientist Anthony Nownes weighs-in on the political race in Tennessee and former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen’s run for U.S. Senate.
Political science professor Michael Fitzgerald spoke to WBIR about the tax reform and the possibility of a government shutdown.
Two UT faculty members are leading a study to better understand Appalachian tourism and identify opportunities to grow tourism activities and encourage business development.
UT political scientist Richard Pacelle told WMOT Radio, a Middle Tennessee-based NPR affiliate, that the state’s democrats could take advantage of turmoil in the Republican Party and mount a serious challenge for the Senate seat being vacated by Bob Corker.
Master Arabic calligrapher Pablo Casado will give a public lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 7.
Knoxville News Sentinel columnist Georgiana Vines spoke with Michael Fitzgerald, a professor of political science, about the rise and activism of groups in response to the election of President Donald Trump. She highlighted two groups–the Women’s March Coalition and Indivisible East Tennessee. What these two groups share besides some members is a desire to be “expressive,” Fitzgerald
The US Supreme Court has reconvened, and this season promises to be more contentious than the spring as the justices take on tough cases that may result in closely divided decisions, according to Richard Pacelle, a UT professor of political science.