Wrapping up an unusual year and other news from Arts & Sciences.
Wrapping up an unusual year and other news from Arts & Sciences.

College of Arts & Sciences

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We Made It!

The end of one of the most complicated semesters we have faced is finally here and Dean Lee is incredibly proud of our adaptation.
: Keely Williams (’20) is thankful for the support she received from the Academic Success Center, specifically from Derrick Shepard, her academic coach.

A First-Generation Success Story

Keely Williams (’20) is thankful for the support she received from the Academic Success Center, specifically from Derrick Shepard, her academic coach.
Susan Riechert

The Queen of Spiders Retires

Susan Riechert, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, has been one of the leading scientists in the field of animal behavior for decades. 
COVID-19
Asafa Jalata
Jalata Published in The Conversation
Asafa Jalata, professor of sociology, discusses what lies behind the current war between the Ethiopian central government and the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front.
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Ernest Freeberg
Freeberg Published in The Conversation
Ernest Freeberg, professor and head of the history department, writes how a flu virus that infected horses shut down the US economy in 1872.
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Liem Tran
Substance Misuse Community of Scholars
Liem Tran, professor of environmental geography, is one of more than a dozen UT faculty conducting research to understand the impact of substance misuse.
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Asteroids
Early Solar System Collisions Resembled 'Asteroids' Arcade Game
An analysis of the Peekskill meteorite has led to a new hypothesis about our solar system’s early years, which were not peaceful.
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did you know?
Submissions are open for the spring 2021 College Conversations: Allyship and Antiracism lecture series. If you are a faculty member in the college whose research focuses on identifying racism and/or how to become an effective anti-racist and are interested in presenting, please submit a short proposal and we will follow up with more details. Thank you!

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