Norma Mertz, department head of educational leadership and policy studies offers five tips for parents on how to talk to your child’s principal.
Senate hearings for Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the US Supreme Court are under way in Washington, DC, this week. If appointed, he would have a hand in interpreting the Constitution and thus shaping the nation’s laws relating to primary issues including immigration and deportation; presidential power; free speech; and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights, said Richard Pacelle, head of UT’s Department of Political Science.
Todd Freeberg, associate head of psychology, will present “Do Even the Birds and the Bees Benefit from Diversity?” at this week’s Science Forum, to be held at noon Friday, March 24.
Learn how to participate in federal Small Business Innovation Research grants at a SBIR Informational Session at 4 p.m. April 4 in West Wing Room 440 of the Haslam Business Building.
Make plans to join the Volunteer family in breaking the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest human letter by forming an enormous Power T in Neyland Stadium on Wednesday, March 29.
As you are probably aware, the university has been chosen by NBC’s Today show to be part of Al Roker’s live broadcast from 7 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 29.
Science Magazine recently spoke with Patrick Grzanka, assistant professor of psychology, regarding a story about a controversial study that suggests that the objects and people children play with as early as toddlerhood may provide clues to their eventual sexual orientation. Grzanka disputed the study’s methods and significance noting that parents’ own beliefs and biases about gender almost certainly influence how they described their children’s gendered play, which could skew their reporting.
The nation’s eyes will focus on UT Wednesday, March 29, as the campus attempts to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest human letter by forming an enormous Power T in Neyland Stadium. The feat will be broadcast live from 7 to 9 a.m. on NBC’s Today show, with weatherman Al Roker doing his weather reports from the stadium.
Members of the UT Title IX Commission are hosting an open listening session from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, March 27, at Stokely Family Residence Hall.
NIMBioS researchers have identified a more sensitive test for detecting the early stages of paratuberculosis, a fatal disease that plagues dairy and beef herds and causes an estimated annual loss of up to $250 million to the US dairy industry.