News from the Hill, Spring 2014

Expanding Opportunities for Under-Represented Groups
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The focus was women, specifically women in geography, when female graduate students in the Department of Geography gathered for a diversity luncheon honoring Lillian Stimson, a female geographer and former member of the UT faculty who was a passionate advocate for broadening the involvement of women in higher education.

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Congratulations to New AAAS Fellows
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Three Arts and Sciences faculty were selected as members of the 2013 class of AAAS fellows. Their selection honors their contributions to the advancement of science.

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CAS Development Sets New Record for College in 2013
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Thanks to the generosity of our alumni and donors and the hard work of our college development team, the college had a very successful year in fundraising in 2013. Meet the development team who led the successful effort.

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History Department’s Emeritus Faculty Reminisce

On March 27th, a number of the History Department’s emeritus faculty, spouses, and friends gathered for a reunion at the Copper Cellar. The event coincided with the annual Milton Klein Memorial Lecture  that afternoon, and provided a nice opportunity to reminisce about the department’s past, and to hear an update about its present before attending the Klein lecture.

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Pictured, left to right, are: Professor Emeritus Paul Pinckney, Margaret Pinckney (spouse of Paul Pinckney),  Margaret Klein(spouse of the late Professor Emeritus  Milton Klein),  Elaine Breslaw, Professor Emeritus  John Muldowny, Ernie Freeberg (currently Professor and Head of the Department of History), Professor Emeritus  John “J.B.” Finger,  Judi Gaston (spouse of John Finger),  Emma Jackson (spouse of the late Professor Emeritus  Charles O. Jackson),  Professor Emeritus  Bruce Wheeler,  and Linda Wheeler (spouse of Bruce Wheeler).

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