WBIR Channel 10 recently featured Jay Rubenstein in a story about the newest round of MacArthur Fellows, a select group of people who receive the title of “genius” and $625,000 in recognition of their work.
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The UT Humanities Center has announced its class of fellows for the 2015–16 academic year. The faculty and graduate student fellowship recipients will be afforded a full year in the Humanities Center to pursue their respective research projects.
A book by Jay Rubenstein, Alvin and Sally Beaman Professor of History, was interviewed by Bloomberg View about his book that covers the First Crusade. The article said the book, entitled Armies of Heaven: The First Crusade and the Quest for Apocalypse, has topical importance since some have criticized U.S. President Barack Obama’s recent prayer-breakfast
The College of Arts and Sciences celebrated outstanding faculty with awards in advising, teaching, research, outreach, and service during its annual Winter Convocation last week.
Honors and awards for the university’s faculty and graduate students.
WBIR-TVJay Rubenstein, a professor in the Department of History who focuses on cultural and religious history, talked with WBIR about the significance of Pope Benedict XVI stepping down, and the process the Vatican will enter to select his successor.
Professor of history Jay Rubenstein will talk about the First Crusade and its relevance to today’s world in his presentation at this year’s final Pregame Showcase. It happens prior to November 24 football game where the Vols will play Kentucky. His presentation is entitled “Armies of Heaven: The First Crusade and the Quest for Apocalypse,” which is also the title of his latest book.
Game days feature more than football on campus. Now in its twenty-third season, the College of Arts and Science’s Pregame Showcase has been giving fans the chance to hear from esteemed UT faculty prior to each gridiron matchup. This year’s first showcase will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 8, before the home opener against Georgia State. Professor Cal MacLean, head of the theater department, will talk about the collaboration that has gone into the Clarence Brown Theatre’s production of “Sweeny Todd.”
College Kudos: Get to know associate professors Tricia Hepner, Sarah Lowe, and Jay Rubenstein, and Chancellor’s Professor Suzanne Lenhart, all from the College of Arts and Sciences.
Honors and awards for UT Knoxville faculty and graduate students.