Daniel Feller, professor of history, appeared on C-SPAN and the Australian Broadcasting Company’s TV show, Planet America, to discuss President Andrew Jackson.
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The Brattleboro Reformer featured Mark Hulsether, a UT religious studies professor, in an opinion piece examining a new Vermont law and contraceptive coverage. In 2016, the Vermont Legislature passed and then Gov. Peter Shumlin signed into law H.260, requiring health insurance plans to provide free contraceptive coverage. However, in October, the Trump administration issued an
The resort towns nestled at the base of the Smoky Mountains experienced their first—but not last—wildfires. Urging communities in the Southeast to get ready for a “new normal” has become a cause for UT geographer Henri Grissino-Mayer, a wildfire expert who has been telling residents to rebuild with the next blaze in mind. The Daily
Five researchers with UT’s Forensic Anthropology Center along with employees of the Kentucky state Medical Examiner’s office, Kentucky State Police detectives and the Logan County Sheriff’s Office returned to a site in Auburn, Kentucky, on December 7 where duck hunters found what appears to be parts of a human skeleton. The Bowling Green Daily News reported
UT English professor Margaret Lazarus Dean interviewed astronaut and UT alum Scott Kelly after his memoir Endurance was released earlier this year. Dean is the co-author of the book about Kelly’s year aboard the International Space Station. The interview appeared December 7 in New Yorker magazine.
Two faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences will appear on radio and television this weekend. Misty Anderson’s interview about Dickens and Christmas will air at 3 p.m. Saturday, December 9, on NewsTalk 98.7 FM. Daniel Feller’s presentation about Andrew Jackson and the Bank War, will air at 8 p.m. Sunday, December 10, on C-SPAN3.
The College of Arts and Sciences honored faculty for their outstanding work during its annual awards ceremony December 7.
Leticia Flores, associate professor of psychology and director of the UT Psychological Clinic, spoke to WVLT-TV Local 8 Now about how sports generates various emotions in fans. An unstable season in particular can cause some stress and some fans can experience symptoms of depression.
Jay Rubenstein, the Riggsby director of the UT Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, wrote an opinion-editorial for the Knoxville News Sentinel about how a proposed graduate student tax could cripple a generation of students.
The Knoxville News Sentinel interviewed Henri Grissino-Mayer, a professor of geography, as part of its story package about the one-year anniversary of the Gatlinburg wildfires.