Rosalind Hackett recently spoke with Local 8 Now about the importance of students understanding all religions so they know how they factor into national and international affairs.
The public is invited to attend the Billie Grace Goodrich Distinguished Lecture featuring Anthony S. Byrk, president of the Carnegie Foundation, at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 6 at the Crowne Plaza, 401 Summit Hill Drive.
The Ready for the World Music Series—a celebration of classical music from around the world—kicks off its 2015–16 lineup with Latin American guest artists Cuarteto Latinoamericano on Sunday, October 11.
The Washington Post featured Victor Ray in this story about “scientific” racism, a concept that uses scientific techniques or hypotheses to support a belief in racism, racial inferiority, or racial superiority. The article highlights Ray’s study that shows how racial assumptions lead to problematic policy decisions. The study, through a series of statistical models using
WBIR Channel 10 interviewed Harry “Hap” McSween about NASA’s announcement of new evidence indicating flowing water on present-day Mars.
Audubon magazine recently featured Alison Boyer in this article exploring the variations among island birds, from dwarfism to flightlessness, due to evolution.
The International Business Times recently featured Raja Swamy in a story about Silicon Valley’s dealings with the nation of India.
Christian Vossler is a professor and Robert Bohm Scholar in the Department of Economics.
Professor Vejas Liulevicius will be featured in an online live chat from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, October 1, hosted by the Great Courses. Liulevicius is the Lindsay Young Professor in the Department of History.
UT and Southeast University in Nanjing, China, are hosting an English Immersion Summer Camp during the first two weeks of July 2016. This is a unique opportunity for faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students to work as teachers and classroom assistants in China.