UT students and professors from various disciplines are working together to make an Appalachian community a safer and healthier place to live—and serve as a model to help other communities like it.
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The university presented Knoxville native and entertainer Mary Costa with an honorary doctorate Monday at a special event held in her honor.
Football fans can learn more about how chemists are contributing to the production of pharmaceuticals around the world at this week’s UT Pregame Showcase.
The Marco Institute Eleventh Annual Riggsby Lecture on Medieval Mediterranean History and Culture will feature Jonathan Phillips, professor of crusading history at Royal Holloway, University of London. He will discuss the life and legend of the iconic figure of the Sultan Saladin. The event is at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 20, in the Lindsay Young Auditorium in John C. Hodges Library.
WBIR-TV spoke with Annette Mendola, a graduate student in philosophy and UT Medical Center clinical ethicist, spoke about physician assisted
The Washington Post blogged about a UT study that finds that nonprofit organizations aiming to protect biodiversity show little evidence
John Hardwig, a retired professor of philosophy, wrote an op-ed in The Washington Post about Brittany Maynard, who became the
As we learn more about climate change, we learn more about human history. Nicola Di Cosmo, a professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, will talk about this link at the next Humanities Center Distinguished Lecture, 4:00 p.m. Monday, November 10, in Room 1210 of the McClung Tower.
A UT study finds that nonprofit organizations aiming to protect biodiversity show little evidence of responding to economic signals, which could limit the effectiveness of future conservation efforts.
‘Tis the season to be grateful. And being grateful for what you have may be the key to happiness, according to research by a UT professor. Jeff Larsen, associate professor of psychology, investigated whether the maxim “it’s more important to want what you have than to have what you want” is true.