Gregory Stuart News

UT Research Finds Link Between Alcohol Use, Not Pot, and Domestic Violence

Alcohol use is more likely than marijuana use to lead to violence between partners, according to studies done at UT. Research among college students found that men under the influence of alcohol are more likely to perpetrate physical, psychological, or sexual aggression against their partners than men under the influence of marijuana. Women, on the other hand, were more likely to be physically and psychologically aggressive under the influence of alcohol but were also more likely to be psychologically aggressive under the influence of marijuana.

Eight UT Knoxville Faculty Named AAAS Fellows; Among Top in Nation

UT Knoxville continues to be among the top 10 universities in the nation for the number of new fellows named by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. AAAS has named eight UT Knoxville faculty members to the 2010 class of fellows. Seven of the new fellows hail from the College of Arts and Sciences and one from the College of Veterinary Medicine.

UT Pregame Showcase Examines Link Between Substance Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence

Gregory Stuart, associate professor of psychology, will lead a discussion on the link between substance abuse and partner violence at the College of Arts and Sciences Pregame Faculty Showcase at UT Knoxville. This week’s presentation takes place Saturday, Oct. 3, before the UT home game against Auburn University. It begins at 5:45 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom.