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WUOT: Mass Grave Project As Part Of Human Rights Initiative

WUOT’s Chrissy Keuper interviewed anthropology graduate student Katie Corcoran and Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Devin White about a project they are working on at the Forensic Anthropology Center. The project studies how mass graves change over time to assist to detection. To listen to the story, visit WUOT’s website.

UT, Amnesty International to Host Human Rights Week April 4-8

Sister Helen Prejean, the internationally known anti-death-penalty activist whose work was made into a Hollywood film, will speak at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, during Human Rights Week, April 4-8. The week’s events are sponsored by the UT Knoxville chapter of Amnesty International and the departments of Sociology and Religious Studies. The events will cover a variety of topics designed to bring awareness to human rights issues in the Knoxville community.