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DeParle Recalls Favorite Faculty

In today’s video, alumna Nancy-Anne DeParle, President Barack Obama’s former deputy chief of staff, reminisces about some of her favorite UT faculty.

Thanks, Faculty: Faculty Members Encourage Students in Many Ways

Sometimes it’s gentle prodding by urging a student to try something a little tougher than they think they can handle to gain confidence. Other times it’s downright “tough love.” Faculty members have various ways of encouraging their students to succeed.

Thanks, Faculty: No Bones About It, Teacher’s Enthusiasm was Key

Faculty members who have a passion for what they do often inspire their students to want to learn. Alumna Shelly Huffaker Higgins wrote that Associate Professor Murray Marks was “possibly the best professor I ever had during my days at the university.”