From police shootings, to establishing religion, to transgender bathrooms, several high-profile cases likely to come before the US Supreme Court this spring could reshape some of our nation’s laws, according to UT Professor Richard Pacelle.
News from Our Colleges
Rachel Elbon and Adam Smith, students in the School of Architecture in the College of Architecture and Design, have won an award in the 2016–17 AIA COTE Top Ten for Students national design competition.
Diane Fox, a senior lecturer in the College of Architecture and Design will have her work featured in Paris’ Palais de Tokyo museum this summer. Diane Fox, senior lecturer and director of exhibits at the College of Architecture and Design, has been chosen to exhibit at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, the largest museum in Europe devoted to contemporary art.
The College of Architecture and Design will host architect Craig Dykers, designer of the New York Times Square reconstruction, at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29.
Musically speaking, Paul Royse, a senior from Knoxville in music theory and piano performance, is going where no one has gone before. His focus: grindcore, a genre of music fusing aspects of heavy metal and hardcore punk that originated in the mid-1980s but has been virtually absent in music research literature.
T’s College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences is kicking off a $40 million fundraising effort as part of UT’s Investing in the Journey to the Top 25 campaign. The college is celebrating the public phase of the campaign, which has raised $33 million to date, at tonight’s annual Educators Hall of Honor induction ceremony.
Accomplished faculty, staff, and students were honored Wednesday evening at the annual Chancellor’s Honors Banquet, the university’s largest recognition event of the year. Seven seniors—Natalie Bennett, Savannah Clay, Joshua Dobbs, Carson Hollingsworth, Elisabeth Logan, Monil Mehta, and Louis Varriano— were recognized for their academic achievement, leadership, and outstanding service with the university’s highest student honor,
Matthew T. Kerr, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Geography, is one of only 10 recipients nationwide to be awarded the 2017 Dissertation Fellowship from the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
Charles Sanft, associate professor of history, has been named a fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies.
Caroline Knight, a graduating senior in cinema studies, is an award-winning filmmaker whose latest project is now being shown at film festivals around the country.