Poverty News

UT Professor Finds Economic Inequality is Self-reinforcing

When the gap between the haves and have-nots gets larger, one would think the have-nots would want more help, most likely in the form of government programs, to fight rising inequities. Not so, says Nate Kelly, assistant professor of political science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Mini-Summit to Focus on Poverty and Health Care

“Poverty and Health Care,” is the theme of a mini-summit to be held on March 31 at UT Knoxville. It is the second of three mini-summits looking at various aspects of poverty to be held this spring on campus.

Art Sought for Exhibit at UT’s Poverty and Health Care Mini-Summit

UT students and staff are invited to submit their paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, films/videos, mixed media and installations for a juried exhibit to be held in conjunction with the “Poverty and Health Care” mini-summit to be held on March 31 at the Baker Center.

UT Students’ Award-winning Film to Air on ETPtv this Weekend

“The Long March,” an award-winning documentary on the American civil rights movement produced by three UT Knoxville graduates and overseen by a UT journalism professor, will air on East Tennessee Public Television (ETPtv) at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 15, and at 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19.