Faculty & Staff News

History Channel Show Featuring UT’s Jackson Papers to Air on Saturday

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The History Channel’s Ten Things You Don’t Know About show featuring UT’s Papers of Andrew Jackson staff will air at 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 11. History Professor Dan Feller and Research Associate Professor Tom Coens were involved in the shoot with the show’s star, punk rock musician Henry Rollins. Ten Things You Don’t Know About looks at interesting “twists and tidbits behind the historical tales, figures, and places you only thought you knew.”

New Norris House Lands National Research Award

New Norris House

The New Norris House, a sustainable home and landscape designed by UT students and faculty has earned a national Honor Award for Research from the American Society of Landscape Architects.

College of Law Dean Candidate Visits Campus October 9

William Corbitt

William Corbett, a candidate for dean of the College of Law, will lead a public forum from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, October 9, in College of Law Classroom 132. Corbett is the Frank L. Maraist Professor of Law and Wex S. Malone Professor of Law at Louisiana State University Law Center. Once all candidates have completed their visits, archived video of the presentations will be posted on the Office of the Provost’s website.

Husband-Wife Grad Students Finalists for Design Grant

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Exploring the city you live in can often lead to inspiration. That’s just what happened to David Harman, a graduate student in UT’s School of Art, after he finished his bachelor’s degree in art from the University of Dallas.

UT to Host Academic Affairs Conference

Sally McMillan

Academic affairs administrators from twenty top universities will gather at the University of Tennessee October 8–10 for a conference focusing on managing change in undergraduate education. The event was organized by Sally McMillan, vice provost for academic affairs.