Four UT professors are serving as Fulbright Scholars this academic year—Micah Beck, Sarah Eldridge, Krista Wiegand, and Songning Zhang. Funded by the US government, Fulbright Scholars are chosen based on their leadership and their abilities to teach, conduct research and contribute to solutions for shared international concerns.
Interested in birding or wildlife photography? Enjoy playing Pokémon Go and catching imaginary creatures? If so, you may simply be expressing your inner hunter. So says a new study from Vladimir Dinets, a research assistant professor of psychology at UT. Dinets used himself as a case study to demonstrate that at least some humans do have a hunting instinct—or, more precisely, an innate interest in finding and catching prey.
An Indiana University professor will address feminism in Islamic societies during a lecture Tuesday, October 25. Asma Afsaruddin will give the third Siddiqi Lecture in Islamic Studies at 5:30 p.m. in the Cox Auditorium of the Alumni Memorial Building. It is free and open to the public.
Jessica Budke will present “Biodiversity Collections: A Record of the Past and a Resource for the Future” at the Science Forum on Friday.
Shannen Dee Williams, assistant professor of history, recently published an essay in History News Network examining Georgetown University’s connection to black nuns and its role in advancing racial justice in the Catholic Church
WVLT-TV Local 8 Now recently interviewed UT’s Garriy Shteynberg and Bill Fox about how a win or loss affects sports fans and how the outcome of games affect the economy.
The Christian Science Monitor recently interviewed UT’s Joshua Emery for a story examining why dwarf planet Pluto is so icy.
UT’s Krista Wiegand and Brandon Prins recently discussed the changing face of terrorism with WATE-TV Channel 6.
Rich Pacelle, head of the Department of Political Science, spoke to WBIR-TV Channel 10 about a few reasons student voter registration may be low this election season.
WBIR-TV Channel 10 interviewed Anthony Nownes, professor of political science, about what viewers could expect to hear during the first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump.