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Prins Article on Piracy Featured in the Washington Post

Brandon Prins, professor of political science, and co-researcher Anup Phayal, postdoctoral research fellow with the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, were recently featured as guest authors in the Washington Post. The article, “What do pirates want? To Steal Riches at Sea so They Can Pay for Wars on Land,” describes where piracy still frequently occurs and why it continues to be a profitable way of life for rebels.

Wade to Speak in TEDxUTK Event

Eric Wade, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering, will be one of eight speakers at the TEDxUTK event on Saturday, February 11, at the Clarence Brown Lab Theatre.