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Homecoming 2012 Wrap-up

“The Trojans… are Ancient History.” That was the theme of Homecoming 2012. The week began with a judging of participating campus organizations’ banners, progressed to the Homecoming Parade with Grand Marshal Chamique Holdsclaw, and continued with a laugh from Leanne Morgan at the comedy show. But how did the week end? Continue reading

Turning Science Into Song

Musicians team up with UT’s NIMBioS to create original songs about scientific themes, with the goal of using these songs to communicate scientific concepts to the public in a way that’s more entertaining than draining. Continue reading

Eastern Promise

The United States’ relationship with the Middle East has the potential to change greatly in the years to come, and the next generation of American diplomats, scholars, and citizens should better understand this complex region. To that end, UT is creating a new Arabic studies program to give students in-depth instruction about the Middle East. Continue reading

Pet Therapy

Most people with pets know that coming home to their dog or cat at the end of the day can produce a sense of relief or contentment. Now, a UT program is bringing the positive power of pet therapy to nursing homes, schools, and other facilities across nearly all of northeast Tennessee. Continue reading