Derek Alderman, head of the UT Department of Geography, spoke to the National Journal about the Confederate memorial carving on Stone Mountain and other symbols like it, and a proposed movement to add to–rather than remove–controversial monuments. In the article, he describes it as “symbolic accretion,” where one layers memories or messages on top of each other. “We
A UT project dedicated to transcribing and publishing President Andrew Jackson’s entire written record has received a financial boost to continue its mission.
Improvements to the UT Alert emergency messaging system have provided the campus community with new features to help enhance safety and improve two-way communication with the UT Police Department.
A professorship named for an icon of civil engineering has its first recipient, as the College of Engineering’s Baoshan Huang has been named the Dr. Edwin G. Burdette Professor.
Anne D. Smith has been named head of the Department of Management at the Haslam College of Business. She succeeds Terry Leap, who served as head of the department for four and a half years.
The letters of James K. Polk give insight into the politics, diplomacy, science, and culture of the 1840s, as well as a peek into the affairs of one of the most private men ever to occupy the presidency.
As we approach the ten-year mark of the Hurricane Katrina’s landfall, the Office of Communications and Marketing is collecting stories from our campus community about students, faculty, and staff who were affected by the storm.
Steve Brooks recently spoke to the American Geophysical Union about what lower mercury levels in the arctic would mean.
WUOT radio would like to invite listeners and members of the community to attend the station’s open house from 4:00–7:00 p.m. Thursday, August 6.
The Division of Enrollment Services will undergo a name change to become the Division of Enrollment Management, effective August 1.