New Challenges, New Opportunities and other news from the CAS
New Challenges, New Opportunities and other news from the CAS

College of Arts & Sciences

Torchbearer in winter

New Challenges, New Opportunities

As we return to campus, Dean Lee reminds us of the new challenges we face, but also the new opportunities we have as a Volunteer community.
Ayres Hall at dusk

Faculty Recognized for Outstanding Achievements

Each year, the college recognizes faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences for their excellence in teaching, research and creative activity, and lifetime achievements.
capital building

Continuing the Conversations

Richard Pacelle will kick off our spring College Conversations series next Thursday with “Insurrection at the Capitol: A Historical Context.” 
50+ Years of African Studies at UT

50+ Years of Africana Studies at UT

The Africana studies program, born of the 1960s student protest movement to enhance educational curricula, celebrates its 50+ years at UT. 
Kelli Wood
Wood Receives National Humanities Fellowship
Kelli Wood, assistant professor of art history, received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support her research on Renaissance board games.
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Elise “Josie” Campbell
Music Major Named 2021 Marshall Scholar
Elise “Josie” Campbell is a senior in music with a minor in Africana studies and the first UT student to receive the award since 1983.
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Karen Lloyd
Lloyd Featured in The Conversation
Karen Lloyd discusses the disruptions and frustrations researchers face during the coronavirus pandemic, especially as her fieldwork melts away.
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Evolution of Tropical Biodiversity Hotspots
A new study published in Science addresses long-standing questions about how diversity is formed and maintained in tropical species.
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Phone: 865-974-5332
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