Chemistry professor George Schweitzer has been teaching at UT for sixty-eight years. In partnership with UT Mortar Board and patterned after author and professor Randy Pausch’s “Last Lecture,” Schweitzer will share his thoughts as if he were giving the last lecture of his career.
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The life and groundbreaking career of a famed civil rights lawyer who argued and won nine cases before the US Supreme Court is the focus of UT’s inaugural lecture series in African-American history. The Fleming-Morrow Distinguished Lecture in African-American History kicks off at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 10, with a look into the life of Constance Baker Motley, the first black woman appointed to the federal bench.
A UT lecture will explore the interactions of professional black men in a predominantly white male workplace at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 3.
The early hatching of insect eggs from an invasive pest threatening millions of trees in the eastern United States may be linked to climate change, according to new findings from UT.
The cultural vitality of Rome from the end of antiquity to the 16th century will be the topic of the thirteenth annual Marco Symposium at UT March 4-5.
Michelle Commander, Kristina Gordon, Greg Tardy, and Ben Xue are the College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Appreciation Week honorees for “Going the Extra Mile” in their classrooms.
A pioneering UT biologist will highlight regional invasive species and their ecological impact during a talk at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 2.
UT students will have the opportunity to showcase a variety of cultures during a talent show at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 1.
Current Department of English Writer-in-Residence William Wright will read and discuss his poetry at Writers in the Library at 7:00 p.m. Monday, February 22, in the Hodges Library auditorium.
Long before the rise of the so-called prosperity gospel at home and abroad, mainline Protestantism was filled with images of Jesus as a consumer-friendly champion of industry. A Harvard University scholar will discuss the historical and cultural underpinnings that contributed to this theological world view during a lecture at UT at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 23.