Arts & Sciences News

Professors Discuss the Future of Science under Trump

UT’s Gordon Burghardt, professor of psychology, and Nina Fefferman, associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, joined Gretchen Goldman from the Union of Concerned Scientists recently on WUOT’s Dialogue.

Grzywacz Shares Notes from Russia

Robert Grzywacz, director of the UT-ORNL Joint Institute for Nuclear Physics and Applications and a physics professor, is in Russia this week.

Nomani to Address Reclaiming Rights for Muslim Women

Journalist and author Asra Nomani, born into a conservative Muslim family from India, chronicles the struggle Muslim women face in reclaiming the rights granted at Islam’s birth in the seventh century, which have been erased by centuries of man-made rules and tribal traditions.

UT’s Centaur Featured on Roadside America This Week

The half-excavated body of a faux centaur—part man, part horse—showcased on the main floor of Hodges Library has been chosen as the Sight of the Week by the editors of RoadsideAmerica.com. The popular display is a work of art, made from tea-stained bones of a pony and a medical school skeleton. The centaur will be featured as the lead story on RoadsideAmerica.com for this week.

UT Celebrates Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month and UT is celebrating with multiple events acknowledging the professional accomplishments of women past and present and discussing current topics that impact women every day.

McClung Museum to Host First Friday Open House

The McClung Museum will host its monthly First Friday open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, March 3. The monthly recurring series gives staff, faculty, students, and museum members a behind-the-scenes peek at gems from the museum’s collections.