The College of Arts and Sciences held its annual alumni and philanthropy awards ceremony last week to honor alumni and friends who have achieved noteworthy accomplishments in their careers and made significant contributions to advance UT and the college.
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National Geographic interviewed history professor Daniel Feller for a story examining Andrew Jackson’s reputation and the significance of Harriet Tubman replacing the president on the twenty-dollar bill.
Starting this fall, UT will offer a new undergraduate minor in public policy focused on statistical tools and data analysis—skills increasingly valued by businesses, think tanks, nonprofits and the public sector.
Harriet Tubman, an abolitionist who helped many slaves to freedom, will replace Andrew Jackson on the twenty-dollar bill—a decision prompted by the desire to recognize others who have played a significant role in American history, according to a UT expert.
The Scientific American invited UT physicist Geoff Greene to write an article about a neutron mystery.
Michael Guidry, UT professor of physics and astronomy, will present a lecture on gravitational waves from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, April 14, at the Spirit and Truth Fellowship of Knoxville’s (STFK) Science Café at Ijams Nature Center.
Jon Levin, a gifted teacher and director of the undergraduate physics program, passed away last weekend. He was 63.
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.