David Ellenson, a distinguished scholar of Judaism, will discuss the history of the US and Israel relationship on Thursday, February 22.
UT received the highest possible rating for teacher preparation in the state, according to the newly released 2017 Teacher Preparation Report Card.
Accomplished tuba player and former music faculty member Jim Self is returning to UT.
UT political science professor Michael Fitzgerald talks to WBIR about policy implications of President Trump’s first State of the Union.
Times Daily interviews Hap McSween about verifying a meteorite.
The News Sentinel reported that UT English professor Marilyn Kallet released her latest book of poetry entitled “How Our Bodies Learned.”
Four members of the Jerry Douglas Band have East Tennessee connections, and the band’s 2017 album, “What If” was nominated for a Grammy, according the News Sentinel. UT music professor Vance Thompson plays the trumpet in the band.
UT paleontologist Stephanie Drumheller-Horton is quoted in a New York Times article about Aldabra Atoll, an island in the Indian Ocean near Madagascar that is a predator-free paradise for more than 100,000 giant tortoises. A new study suggests that large crocodiles may have preyed upon them in prehistoric times.
A new program designed to help Tennessee’s community college students better navigate the transition to UT has gained $1 million in NSF support.
The politics of white identity have resurfaced in recent years in our national discourse and on college campuses.
In an article in Diverse Education, UT geography professor Derek Alderman teamed up with Penn State University professor Joshua Inwood, to discuss why the Martin Luther King federal holiday should be moved to April 4.
WBIR was on hand to cover the second Knoxville Women’s March, which drew 14,000 to downtown on January 21. UT history professor Lynn Sacco said that women have been marching since the 20th century.