Becoming Anti-Racist initiative and other news from CAS
Becoming Anti-Racist initiative and other news from CAS

College of Arts & Sciences

Black Lives Matter

Becoming Anti-Racist

Dean Lee introduces a new college-wide initiative to educate our community about how to become anti-racist and take a stand for justice.

Recognizing Excellence

Despite the cancellation of spring commencement and awards ceremonies, many departments honored their outstanding students online.
Jeremy Smith

Smith Published in The Conversation

Jeremy Smith, Governor’s Chair in Biophysics, wrote about using the world’s most powerful computers in the race to understand and stop the coronavirus.
To the Extreme

To the Extreme

Researchers in the college are looking under the ice of frozen or thawing places across the world to determine the future of climate change.
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Paleontologist Publishes Research on Cannibalism in Dinosaurs
Stephanie Drumheller-Horton is part of a team of researchers who surveyed more than 2,000 dinosaur bones looking for bite marks.
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A&S Students Offered Fulbright Awards
Of the 17 students offered Fulbright Awards for the 2020-21 academic year, 11 are majors or minors in the College of Arts and Sciences.
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Providing Clues to Ecosystem Health
Jonathan Cox, a graduate student in environmental science, focuses on the loss of the Eastern hemlock and how that affects salamander populations.
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Viola Students Perform for Senior Living Community Residents
Viola Students Perform for Senior Living Community Residents
The performance served as the students’ final exam and provided a social opportunity for people facing the isolation of COVID-19 in one of the country’s hardest-hit regions.
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did you know?
A recent article in the Professional Geographer examined geography departments in the United States in terms of their Twitter usage. The UT Department of Geography (@UTKGeography) is recognized as having a significant Twitter presence. Congratulations to all who helped build and broadcast the institutional Twitter account! Read the study here.


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