The work of Joshua Emery, Lawrence A. Taylor Associate Professor of Planetary Science, will be instrumental in a new NASA mission to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth that could help scientists better understand the early solar system.
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Mary Campbell, who is both an assistant professor in the School of Art and a lawyer, argues that Mormons may switch their party allegiance in the upcoming presidential election.
UT’s Clarence Brown Theatre and literary magazine Grist recently received grants to further their contributions to the arts in the state.
Christopher Hebert will read from his new novel, Angels of Detroit, at 7:00 p.m. Monday, August 29, at Hodges Library.
With the new academic year, nine schools and departments are welcoming new directors and heads.
Five senior classics students spent the summer in Morocco, conducting an archaeological survey around one of the oldest cities in northwestern Africa. “Gardens of the Hesperides: The Rural Archaeology of the Loukkos Valley” is a collaboration between UT and the Institut National des Sciences de l’Archéologie et du Patrimoine in Rabat, Morocco. The project is co-directed by UT Professor Stephen Collins-Elliott, with the participation of Moroccan professors and students.
Three UT cinema studies students spent their summer as interns for Dog Years, a feature film set in Knoxville starring Hollywood legend Burt Reynolds. Juniors Crue Smith and Lori Terrones and senior Corbin Phillips, pictured, worked twelve-hour days learning the ins and outs of filmmaking and how to make a story come to life.
Area high school teachers will have the opportunity to learn best teaching practices on subjects ranging from the American Revolution to the Trail of Tears at a program hosted by the Department of History on Saturday, September 10.
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded the James K. Polk Project, based in the Department of History, a $204,785 grant.
A paper co-authored by Kristen Savell, a third-year doctoral student in the Department of Anthropology, is among the first to document how evolutionary selection has shaped variation in human limbs across the globe.