Less than two weeks away from Election Day, a presidential candidate and supporters have been declaring that they believe the election system is rigged. Rich Pacelle, head of the UT Department of Political Science, in an interview with WATE-TV Channel 6 noted that the possibility of voter fraud is low, adding that less than one percent of voter fraud happens in the US.
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What would happen if Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton were to drop out before the election? A UT expert weighs in.
Tim Ezzell, a UT political scientist, and other partners recently organized a stargazing party in Calhoun County Park in West Virginia. The park boasts one of the darkest night skies in the eastern United States. The event was part of a project aimed at spurring economic development in distressed Appalachian communities. The West Virginia-based Parkersburg News and Sentinel featured the
WBIR-TV Channel 10 and the Daily Beacon featured UT students’ efforts to help get their fellow Volunteers registered to vote through the Voterpalooza event. Watch this story online.
Krista Wiegand and Brandon Prins spoke with the Knoxville News Sentinel about where the US and the rest of the world stand in terms of combating radical Islamic terrorism fifteen years after the September 11, 2001, attacks.
UT’s Krista Wiegand and Brandon Prins recently discussed the changing face of terrorism with WATE-TV Channel 6.
Rich Pacelle, head of the Department of Political Science, spoke to WBIR-TV Channel 10 about a few reasons student voter registration may be low this election season.
WBIR-TV Channel 10 interviewed Anthony Nownes, professor of political science, about what viewers could expect to hear during the first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump.
Amateur and professional stargazers alike are invited to watch the nighttime sky during an event in Calhoun County, West Virginia, from September 30 to October 2. A partnership that includes UT will present the third annual Calhoun Stargaze at Calhoun County Park. The park boasts one of the darkest night skies in the eastern United States.
The September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks drastically altered daily norms for many Americans, from heightened security measures at airports to the expectation that a camera is watching every move in public.