Recognizing Extraordinary Achievements and other news from CAS
Recognizing Extraordinary Achievements and other news from CAS

College of Arts & Sciences

2020 Torchbearers

Recognizing Extraordinary Achievements

UT students, faculty, and staff are recognized for their extraordinary achievements during the annual Chancellor’s Honors Banquet, which were presented remotely this year.
Uriah Richey

First-Generation Graduate Uplifts Her Community

Uriah Richey (’20) graduated with a double major in Africana studies and sociology with a concentration in critical race and ethnic studies.
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Four A&S Students Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

The program supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees.
Dean Lee

From a Dean’s Perspective

Dean Lee reflects on the changes we have experienced this spring and the adaptability of our Volunteer Family.
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Shaundra Cunningham
Cunningham Receives Doctoral Fellowship
Shaundra Cunningham’s research combines both theological study and cultural geography, with her dissertation focusing on black women and their role as spiritual cartographers in the rural south.
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Brandon Prins
Prins Published in The Conversation
Brandon Prins, professor of political science, wrote about an uptick in global sea piracy and how the coronavirus may make it worse.
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Isabel Solange Muñoz
Muñoz Published in The Conversation
Isabel Solange Muñoz, assistant professor of geography, wrote about how the coronavirus pandemic is making the US housing crisis even worse.
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McMillion Sheldon
Award-Winning Documentarian Joins Art Faculty
McMillion Sheldon joins the faculty in the School of Art as an assistant professor of Cinema Studies, which will be offered as a BA in the art school beginning this fall.
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did you know?
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our lives, our communities, and our society is unprecedented in our lifetime. Over the next year, University Archives will be accepting submissions from our UT campus community. You can participate by filling out an online questionnaire or submitting your own creative works. Submissions should express how life has changed and what it is like living during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Virtual Commencement

Congratulations to the Class of 2020! Even though we could not be together to celebrate their achievements, we were able to send messages of congratulations, thanks, and hope for their futures. Watch the College of Arts & Sciences Virtual Commencement ceremony online.
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