Panelists discussed mass incarceration in America and the efforts to reform what they see as a broken system on Friday, March 3.
Need something to do this weekend or over Spring Break? Enjoy the day out in the city by taking one (or more) of these four tours.
Students and members of the community gathered in the Nielsen Physics building in hopes to converse with an astronaut in Expedition 50. While some left disappointed that the link-up didn’t work correctly, many remained to listen to Dr. Sean Lindsay’s insights on the International Space Station, its history and life in space.
Bree Newsome reflected on her role in removing the Confederate flag from South Carolina’s Capitol in 2015. She addressed the gravity of symbolism in society, calling the flag emblematic of slavery, Jim Crow laws and racial terror.
Cheek delivered parting words on Monday, Feb. 27 in his “Last Lecture.” He recalled both the challenges he faced and goals he achieved during his tenure.
McClung Museum’s Civil War era curator, Dr. Joan Markel, presented artifacts from the 19th century that were found in Knoxville and around where present day UT stands as part of a Civil War lecture series.