Samar Ali presented a lecture titled “Countering Violent Extremism in Syria and Beyond” on Monday, Feb. 29 in the Howard Baker Center. Her lecture discussed the Syrian conflict over the past decade and strategies for countering violent extremism in the Middle East.
Dr. Neil Shubin discussed the connection between humans and fish during the lecture “Your Inner Fish,” part of McClung Museum’s annual Darwin Day celebration on Thursday.
Members of a protest group associated with the nationwide Black Lives Matter movement attended the Knoxville City Council meeting on Tuesday to protest the Magnolia Avenue Corridor Plan.
UT’s McClung Museum was packed with students ready to hear Dr. Umar Johnson’s lecture, The Rise, Fall and Redemption of the Africa for the African’s Movement, on Wednesday. The clinical psychologist, educator and political scientist called on all African Americans to take pride in their race as part of the Pan-Africanism movement.
The Knox County Board of Education un-unanimously rejected the Cultural Competency Training (CCT), a cultural competency resolution, on Wednesday.