Kelly Leiter, dean emeritus of the College of Communications at UT, passed away on Saturday, November 15, at his home in Knoxville.
The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, recently published an interdisciplinary study led by associate professor Gong Gu.
The McClung Museum Store will hold its annual sale from November 22 to December 7.
Jan Simek has spent decades trekking for miles in complete darkness, contorting his body to fit around rocks, and navigating down muddy and stony slopes. The UT anthropology professor’s work has paid off in the form of big discoveries—and now a big award.
For centuries, philosophers have studied why people do the things that they do, with many basing their studies on Immanuel Kant’s moral theory. Karl Ameriks, a professor at the University of Notre Dame, will talk about morality and autonomy on November 21 when he gives the next Humanities Center Distinguished Lecture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The event begins at 3:30 p.m. in Room 1210 in McClung Tower.
Curious about how an actor gets into character? Kathleen Buckley, associate professor of theatre, will provide a behind-the-scenes look at how actors break down a script at this week’s final Pregame Showcase before the Vols take on the Missouri Tigers.
Climate change has been linked to the recent surge in natural disturbances, such as storms, wildfires, and insect outbreaks. That’s led scientists to look at preemptive measures to mitigate the damage.
Black Friday—the official start of the holiday shopping season—is two weeks away, but retailers are already offering exclusive deals to attract consumers who began their bargain-hunting months ago.
Bryan Hilbert is the new coordinator for UT’s Disability Careers Office. Hilbert assists students and alumni with disabilities by providing career planning and guidance. He previously served as a testing and assistive technology coordinator in the Office of Disability Services.
The McClung Museum will host a lecture and book signing on the geologic history of Tennessee on Sunday, November 16.