Ian Francis, a junior studying mathematics, has been awarded a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship to further his studies.
John Douglas Powers, an assistant professor of sculpture, has been named a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow.
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.
Students of one of the nine languages that make up the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures will face off in a soccer tournament 6:00–8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 13.
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.
The German Studies program is hosting a two-day event to explore the work of one of New German Cinema’s greatest figures, Werner Herzog, on April 12 and 14.