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.
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.
Amy Billone, an associate professor of English, will present “Harry Potter and the Nineteenth-Century Dream Child” from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 20.
The Scientific American invited UT physicist Geoff Greene to write an article about a neutron mystery.
Four doctoral students have been selected to be a part of the 2016 National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
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.
A visiting lecturer will explore the ways in which monuments of indigenous people are misinterpreted by different communities during a talk at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 13.