In early April, culinary program students displayed their new skills while rewarding others with a lunch at Second Harvest Food Bank.
Being uncomfortable was the theme of UT’s annual Hike the Hill in Heels, which for the last three years has been used to kick start Sexual Assault Awareness Month and draw attention to the issue of sexual assaults, particularly as it applies to college campuses.
UT is looking at revising its alcohol and smoking policies on campus after a push from the Student Government Association and new legislation surrounding smoking on public college campuses.
Center for Transportation Research Director spoke with the Associated Press about this week’s New York City subway derailment in a Harlem tunnel.
WalletHub recently posted an article with the best and worst states for summer road trips. Stefanie Benjamin, assistant professor in the Department of Retail, Hospitality and Tourism Management, was featured as an expert on the topic.
The Evolution Institute recently featured a conversation between Gordon Burghardt and scientist Kevin Laland on the topic of niche construction–the process through which an organism alters its own or another species’ environment, rather than one being passively shaped by the other. Read the interview online. Burghardt is an Alumni Distinguished Service Professor, holds appointments in the
Reader’s Digest recently featured Ernest Freeberg, head of the Department of History, in an article titled “18 History Lessons Your Teacher Lied to You About.” In this article, Reader’s Digest sets the record straight for many misconceptions that are relayed to students as they grow up. One of these common misconceptions is that Thomas Edison invented the
Julie Reed, an assistant professor in the Department of History, recently led a discussion at the Cherokee National Prison Museum, as reported by Tahlequah Daily Press. Reed is a Cherokee Nation citizen. The discussion came shortly after the Cherokee National Prison in Tahlequa opened an exhibit called “The Pardoned.” The exhibit, which opened on June 16 and will
WUOT 91.9 FM recently interviewed Leticia Flores, director of the UT Psychological Clinic, and Caitlin Clevenger, a doctoral student in clinical psychology, for a discussion called Dialogue: Suicide in Tennessee.
Joy Harjo, professor and chair of excellence in the Department of English, is the recipient of the 2017 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize–the prestigious award that honors a living U.S. poet for outstanding lifetime achievement. The Chicago Sun Times featured Harjo and praised her for following her Native American roots. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Harjo, 66,