Arts & Sciences News

Huffington Post: Misty Anderson on ‘Lesser Government’

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Professor of English Misty Anderson penned an opinion piece for the Huffington Post discussing a grammatically incorrect billboard that appeared recently along Kingston Pike. She compares the erroneous language with the attack on social justice issues by a state legislator.

Study: Tails Might Have Helped Vertebrates Evolve from Sea to Land

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When early terrestrial animals began moving about on mud and sand 360 million years ago, the powerful tails they used as fish may have been more important than scientists previously realized. That’s one conclusion from a new study by a multidisciplinary team from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Clemson University, Carnegie Mellon University and the UT-based National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis.

Study: Relationship Woes Could Have Roots Close to Home

One of the biggest stumbling blocks to having successful relationships lies within. That’s the somewhat startling finding of a study conducted by graduate student Jerika Norona and Professor Deborah Welsh, both of the psychology department, which Welsh heads.