The evidence “opposing” their even attending the tournament was compelling. Once there, the UT Debate Team made a strong argument “affirming” why they should be champions.
Category: Social Sciences
Life is filled with personal challenges such as the loss of a loved one or a dysfunctional relationship. When challenges are too great to handle alone, talking with an expert can help.
Coming from a high school in Illinois to enroll at UT was the first step toward a college experience that would shape the future of Rick Federico (’76), who today is board chairman and CEO for P. F. Chang Brands Inc.
Actress Valisia LeKae uses her UT degree in psychology to understand her characters. It’s clearly working: She recently earned a Tony nomination.
A team of undergrads traveled this summer to Norway to study the recruitment of skilled workers—and learned invaluable career and life skills of their own in the process.
A major renovation of UT’s most used academic building has dramatically changed the facility’s appearance—and what’s happening in its classrooms.
A new master’s degree preps students for public sector careers with cities, nonprofits, state agencies, foreign embassies, and more.
UT’s Forensic Anthropology Program engages faculty and students in the realties of real crime scene investigation and forensic science. Not surprisingly, their work debunks the romanticized and glamorous myths of television CSI.
College professors typically say they feel privileged to engage in a profession they love. Their quest for knowledge and passionate commitment to teaching and learning extends beyond a career to become a way of life. In this new feature, meet world-class scholars who are experts in their field of study. Become acquainted with the scholarly life as each issue introduces a fascinating member of the faculty in the college.
Most of us avoid risk and uncertainty! But not Dr. Gregory Button, assistant professor in UTK’s Department of Anthropology. After decades of researching major disasters in the U.S., Button has discovered useful insights regarding risk and uncertainty which inform policymakers in their response to crises.
If it were as not for Stephanie Bohon’s resolve to make the world a better place through her research in social justice, UTK’s Center for the Study of Social Justice might not exist.
Assistant professor of sociology and CSSJ fellow researcher Ben Feldmeyer uncovers evidence that immigrants are strengthening communities and decreasing crime, contrary to the widely held assumption that suggests the opposite.