Indian Country Today featured history professor Dan Feller in this story about the US Treasury’s announcement to replace president Andrew Jackson with ex-slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the twenty-dollar bill.
Several national and international publications recently featured a new book co-edited by Stephen Blackwell, a UT professor of Russian in theDepartment of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures.
Kenneth James Monty, founding head of the Department of Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology, passed away May 23. He was 85.
Dwayne Savage, who served as professor and head of the Department of Microbiology, passed away May 17. He was 81.
A new study from the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) finds that developing shale gas wells that have less impact on the environment, at least at the surface, is not as costly as presumed.
Erin Elizabeth Smith, poet, professor, and creative director for Sundress Academy for the Arts at Firefly Farms, will serve as the Jack E. Reese Writer-in-Residence at UT for the 2016-17 academic year.
A faculty member and three students recently led a writing workshop for African nuclear engineers, scientists, and policy makers. Russ Hirst, an associate professor of English, and three students traveled to Accra, Ghana, at the invitation of the African Centre for Science and International Security.
John Douglas Powers, assistant professor of sculpture, is Scholar of the Week.
Robert “Buddy” Moore, director of the UT Space Institute in Tullahoma, passed away Friday, May 20, after a battle with cancer. He was 68.
Michael H. Logan, a professor emeritus in the Department of Anthropology, passed away Saturday, May 21. He was 74.