This section of Dialogue features a roundup of outside media coverage faculty in our college received, as well as additional news items from departments. If you have a news item you would like included in the next Dialogue, please email Amanda Womac.
Humanities and Visual & Performing Arts
- Global Media Highlights Jantz’ Amelia Earhart Findings (Anthropology)
- Ray Addresses National Geographic Cover in Piece for Washington Post (Sociology)
- WVLT: FAC Uses New Techniques to Solve Cold Cases (Anthropology)
- Inside Higher Ed: Why Critique Inequality in Our Disciplines? Victor Ray Answers (Sociology)
- Conley KNS Op-Ed: It’s a Struggle to Be a Peacemaker in a Time of Cultural War (Sociology)
In Other News
Children’s Book Receives International Coverage
Renée D’Elia-Zunino, a distinguished lecturer in Italian Studies, published a children’s book based on stories and drawings by her German grandfather. An article by Rita Neumaier appeared in a German newspaper February 3, 2018.
Gross Receives SEC Award
Professor Louis Gross was honored with the 2018 SEC Faculty Achievement Award March 28. A UT faculty member who uses computational and mathematical tools to address environmental problems has received a top award from the Southeastern Conference.
Science as Poetry
At the heart of a liberal arts education is the intersection of science and art. In his new book, Elements of Chance, Art Stewart, adjunct professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, presents science-flavored poems for scientists.
Tore Olsson’s book, Agrarian Crossings, received the Agricultural History Society’s annual Theodore Saloutos Memorial Award for the best book on agricultural history in the United States. Tore was able to complete this book as a Faculty Fellow at the UT Humanities Center.