Jon Levin, a gifted teacher and director of the undergraduate physics program, passed away last weekend. He was 63.
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Harold Moser, former editor of the Papers of Andrew Jackson project and a retired faculty member in the Department of History, died April 4. He was 77.
Thomas N. Childers, one of the most influential historians on the origins of German fascism and modern Germany, has been named the UT history department’s outstanding alumnus for 2016.
The latest issue of the American Journal of Botany explores new ideas that shed light on the ecology and evolution of pollen. Joseph Williams, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, co-edited the journal.
The New York Times highlighted Margaret Lazarus Dean’s latest project: a book in collaboration with astronaut Scott Kelly.
Deep South Magazine featured UT Professor of English Marilyn Kallet in this story about the creation of UT’s Poetry Spring celebration.
New Scientist featured Devon Burr in a story exploring the possibility that an asteroid barrage may have birthed a short-lived ocean on Mars.
UT English Professor Misty Anderson penned this blog post for the Huffington Post noting that, the room where it happens is the classroom where, without guns or insults, “we engage with history and the demands it makes on us, where we nurture citizens capable of critical thought and of imagining a world beyond their own necessarily limited experiences.”
Indian Country Today interviewed Michael David Cohen, research assistant professor of history, for a story that is part of a series exploring past presidents’ attitudes toward Native Americans, challenges and triumphs regarding tribes, and the federal laws and Indian policies enacted during their terms in office.
Mark Hulsether, professor of religious studies and the director of the Program in American Studies at UT, reviewed a book about evangelical hippies of the 1970s, known as the Jesus People.