As a member of the pioneering generation of black women historians at the nation’s historically white colleges and universities, Cynthia Griggs Fleming made a career out of making history. During Black History Month, colleagues of the professor emerita will honor her work at UT as well as the trails she blazed as a civil rights pioneer.
Each month in 2015, Make Orange Green will roll out a set of themed desktop and smartphone wallpapers for you to download and enjoy. Looking ahead to spring showers, this month’s focus is on water. Conserving water and learning how to prevent water pollution are two of the best things we can do to preserve this precious and dwindling resource.
UT this week announced permanent leadership for the Pride of the Southland Band. Effective February 1, Don Ryder will begin serving
A recorded lecture course by History Professor Vejas Liulevicius will be offered as part of Virgin America’s in-flight entertainment, beginning February 1. Liulevicius’s
Internationally renowned landscape architect Drew Wensley has been appointed a visiting professor of practice in the College of Architecture and Design.
Effective February 1, Don Ryder will begin serving as the director of bands. Mike Stewart has been named associate director of bands. Ryder and Stewart have held the interim director and associate director positions since October 2013.
The Knoxville News Sentinel featured two professors who were recently honored by the Society for Social Work and Research for
Seventy years have passed since the liberation of prisoners held at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland. More than a million people were killed there between 1940 and 1945, when Soviet troops liberated the camp. Professor Rob Heller took the photos at Auschwitz in 2007 while in Poland to attend the opening of his Living On photo exhibit.
UT’s Larry Bray and Mark Burton, both of the Center for Transportation Research as well as the Department of Economics, recently helped author a study on inland waterways.
The College of Engineering’s Alexander Papandrew and Gerd Duscher are part of a broader Oak Ridge National Laboratory-led team that recently received a $2.75 million Department of Energy grant for work on improving fuel cells, $1.4 million of which went to their project.