In The News

Mentions of the University of Tennessee in external media outlets.

Arab Fest returns to UT

Knoxville News Sentinel

The second annual Arab Fest will be held October 22-24 and aims to bring Arab traditions to the UT and local community. The News Sentinel wrote a story about the event.

UT, IACMI Benefit from Swimming Pool Manufacturer

Knoxville News Sentinel

According to the News Sentinel, fiberglass pool manufacturer Leisure Pools plans to increase its Knoxville work force to 1,000 in the next decade. Part of their growth will come from composite materials manufacturing, which is crucial for the UT-led Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation.

Yahoo News: The Origins of Racist Thought

Yahoo News interviewed Katy Chiles, associate professor of English, for a story regarding an idea held by most Americans and Brits between 1780s and early 1800s that race was determined by environment and diet.