Local 8 Now Interviews UT’s Hackett about Religious Studies in K-12 Schools

WVLT-TV 8Rosalind Hackett recently spoke with Local 8 Now about the importance of students understanding all religions so they know how they factor into national and international affairs, whether it be the environment, the economy, or nuclear weapons and war. The news station included her comments in a story about parents’ concern over Islam being taught in schools. Read it here.

Hackett is head of the Department of Religious Studies.

Hazard, Kentucky-based WYMT-TV 57 and Wausau, Wisconsin-based WSAW-TV 7 also featured the story.