Jess Hendricks, a fellow and guest researcher at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will present results of the study and discuss her work at the CDC during today’s Science Forum.
Job growth and consumer spending continue to grow and position Tennessee and the nation’s economies for a strong 2016, according to a report released today from the Center for Business and Economic Research.
Warren Hurst Jones, former head of the Department of Psychology, passed away on January 4, at his home in Glasgow, Kentucky. He was 71.
Mark Hector, a longtime faculty member in the Department of Psychology, passed away, on January 4. He was 74. He taught counseling and psychology at UT from 1973 until his retirement in 2015. Prior to UT, Hector taught math in Navrongo, Ghana, with the Peace Corps and Teachers for West Africa.
The Chattanooga Times Free Press this week interviewed Robert Duran, an assistant professor of sociology, for a story about a new ‘Blue Lives Matter’ billboard in the city that is stirring debate.
The New York Times Sunday Book Review featured Robert “Jeff” Norrell’s latest biography.
The university plans to test the UT Alert mass notification system at 1:10 p.m. on Friday, January 29. A recent upgrade to the UT Alert system allows the university to send emergency notification messages to computer desktops through the new Alertus client software. This new feature also will be part of Friday’s test. All computers on Active Directory should already have the Alertus software installed.
Julie Reed’s project to help recover the lost stories of Cherokee people who lived in East Tennessee continues to garner media attention. Several regional outlets shared stories with their readers about Reed’s effort.
A campus forum featuring Larry McKay, one of three candidates for vice provost and dean of the Graduate School, has been for 3:00 p.m. on February 1 in Haslam Business Building, Room 305.
The International Business Times featured Patrick Grzanka’s recent study, which suggests that “born this way” beliefs may not be the key to reducing homophobia. Read the story online. Grzanka, an assistant professor of psychology, co-authored the study with Joe Miles, also an assistant professor of psychology.