James Knight, former US ambassador to Benin and Chad, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 27.
UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy has released its schedule for lectures and events this fall.
US Senator Estes Kefauver of Tennessee gained national attention in the early 1950s when he chaired congressional investigations into organized crime in America. Kefauver’s records of those inquiries form the basis of Crime Documents from the Estes Kefauver Collection, one of the newest digital collections of UT Libraries.
The acquisition of surplus military equipment through the US Department of Defense Law Enforcement Support Officers 1033 Program does not cause police to be more aggressive, according to a study published this week by a team of researchers from UT’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research.
National Public Radio interviewed Daniel Feller, UT professor of history, about how common it is when politicians push for investigation of their opponents—particularly when their opponents have lost.
Daniel Feller, UT professor of history, this summer was a guest on Stewart Harris’s nationally syndicated NPR program, Your Weekly Constitutional. During a two-part interview series, Feller expounded on all things Andrew Jackson.
William Mercer, a lecturer in the Department of History, was a guest panelist for a radio show on Santa Monica, California-based KCRW-FM, 89.9 this summer. The panel assessed the US Supreme Court at the end of its most recent term. Mercer and other panelists noted that with all nine members now in place for the next term, the
Maurice Stucke, College of Law, has been interviewed for several media stories recently.
Bradley Hininger, UT graduate student of geography, recently wrote a column featured in the Tennessean that explains the reasoning behind students’ protest of the recent election.
A group of graduate students who have been monitoring social media during this presidential election season will take their project on the road tonight as votes are counted. The Political Social Media Research Group will monitor social media on election night live from the WVLT television studios. The students’ findings will be part of the