Brides magazine recently featured Sandra Thomas, director of the nursing doctoral program at UT, in an article sharing anger thwarting techniques for brides. Thomas has studied women and anger, and advises that stressed brides rehearse an assertive response to a person they’re angry with.
UT geographer Derek Alderman, who studies the politics of place names, says renaming streets for Martin Luther King Jr. is a way to “construct a new geography of public memory.” But such points of pride can backfire. Alderman was quoted in many news stories and editorials marking the thirtieth anniversary of the federal holiday commemorating King’s birthday.
The work of Michael Burnette, associate director of the Global Supply Chain Institute, was recently cited in a Forbes article about “platforming.”
The Washington Post Magazine published a graphic that pinpoints many places in the United States that have streets named for Martin Luther King Jr. The outlet used the research of Derek Alderman, professor and head of the Department of Geography.
Klaus Blache spoke about the importance of reliability and maintainability to Maintenance Technology.
Local media outlets highlighted UT’s Conversations and Cocktails. The event gives community members an opportunity to interact with guest scholars as they discuss history while enjoying a special dinner.
Ramon DeGennaro, professor of banking and finance, was recently interviewed about personal finance by San Francisco radio station KDOW. The podcast called “The Good Life Made Better” is hosted by Stephen Lovell and was featured on Soundcloud, Stitcher, TuneIn, and on the iTunes app.
UT and Meridium have partnered to help develop the next wave of analytics.
Scott Kelly got in on some Tonight Show fun and became a Twitter sensation over the weekend.
UT historian Julie Reed worked with students last fall to research and recover the lost stories of Cherokee people. The stories will eventually be translated into the Cherokee language and become children’s books. Indian Country Today featured this project on its website.