Brandon Prins, professor of political science, and co-researcher Anup Phayal, postdoctoral research fellow with the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, were recently featured as guest authors in the Washington Post. The article, “What do pirates want? To Steal Riches at Sea so They Can Pay for Wars on Land,” describes where piracy still frequently occurs and why it continues to be a profitable way of life for rebels.
President Donald Trump’s first order of business was signing an executive order that ordered federal agencies to ease the burden from Obamacare. WVLT interviewed political science professor, Richard Pacelle, to discuss the implications of Trump’s action.
UT anthropology professor Jan Simek and UT grad student Beau Carroll were recently featured on National Geographic, as reported by local NBC-affiliate WBIR.
A recent story by WBIR highlighted Pentatonix member Avi Kaplan’s recent visit to the UT School of Music.
Scott Kelly underwent changes at a genetic level during his year in space.
The News Sentinel was on campus Wednesday for World Hijab Day as students from the Muslim Student Association provided colorful scarves for other students to try on or take with them.
Gov. Haslam recently visited Oak Ridge to honor the area’s role in the discovery of Tennessine.
A leading consortium on cybersecurity—which includes UT—has added a new board member.
Tickle College of Engineering Associate Dean Lynne Parker will be honored by Tennessee Tech.
The News Sentinel‘s Brianna Paciorka attended a Chinese New Year celebration hosted by UT’s Confucius Institute at Hodges Library on Thursday.