UT will celebrate Herman Melville’s life and work with a public lecture, film screening, panel discussion, and readings at the Melville Festival Thursday and Friday, April 7 and 8.
College of Arts and Sciences News
The Board of Trustees approved two proposals today to name a national research center and a new residence hall on the Knoxville campus.
ORNL is seeking graduate students from business, engineering, and arts and sciences for a unique program.
In 1828, Andrew Jackson fought a bitter race with John Quincy Adams for the White House—one that would set the pattern for how modern-day presidential campaigns are waged. The race is a focal point of a new CNN original series that features Daniel Feller, a history professor at UT.
High school students are invited to travel back in time to explore the history and culture of the Middle Ages during the Marco Madness Medieval Faire from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m Saturday, April 2.
When Fay Adams was in second grade, she told her classmates on Career Day that she wanted to be a piano teacher. At the end of this semester, Adams will retire from UT, where she’s taught piano for forty-four years. But before she leaves, she will add a huge honor to her resume: Adams has been named music teacher of the year by the Music Teacher National Association, the preeminent professional society for music teachers.
Parans Paranthaman has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The association is honoring Paranthaman for his contributions to the field of chemistry, including materials for superconductors, solar cells, lithium ion batteries, and processing of magnetic materials.
Jeffrey Becker, professor of microbiology, will present, “A Career in Academia: A Privilege Beyond Measure,” at 3:35 p.m. Monday, April 4, in Walters Life Sciences Room M309.
Race, class, gender, and sexuality sometimes overlap in ways that create intentional and unintentional systems of discrimination or disadvantage.
It is often true in life that adversity makes humans more likely to lean on one another. That theme of interdependence in hard times apparently holds true in the animal kingdom, according to a new study co-authored by a UT researcher.