UT’s Jan Simek will appear in the National Geographic series The Story of God with Morgan Freeman on Monday, January 23. The segment will air at 9 p.m. on the National Geographic Channel. In the episode, Simek and Beau Carroll, a UT anthropology graduate student and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, talk to Freeman about ancient religion.
On Monday, January 16, people gathered across the nation to honor the late Martin Luther King Jr. Columbus Alive featured research by Derek Alderman, head of the Department of Geography, in examining the road it took to make this day a federal holiday.
The Department of History will hold a symposium on the historical nature of the 2016 presidential election from 5 to 6:30 p.m. today.
For three decades—long before the popularity of the CSI television series—the Forensic Anthropology Center has been on the forefront of forensic anthropology, turning out research and training law enforcement to solve crimes and identify the remains of unknown individuals.
Should electric and hybrid vehicles owners pay fees to help fund the nation’s roadways?
Law professor Maurice Stucke’s book, Virtual Competition: The Promise and Perils of the Algorithm-Driven Economy, was featured by Times Higher Education as its “Book of the Week.”
What role do alternative fuel vehicles play in the future of the global energy system?
Legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart may not have perished in a plane crash as many have long assumed. A group of researchers believe she died as a castaway on a remote island, and Richard Jantz, professor emeritus of anthropology and director emeritus of UT’s Forensic Anthropology Center, is helping to provide the scientific evidence to back up that claim.
UT alumnus and adjunct faculty member in the Department of Nuclear Engineering Hash Hashemian has been named to a key nuclear advisory board.
Gordon Burghardt spoke to National Geographic about the play behavior of walruses. New research shows walruses are playful creatures and like to toy with bird carcasses.