Traditional cartography has been a process owned by governments and empires for centuries. Historically, it has been a tool of exploitation—the result of European explorers tasked with mapping trade routes and colonial territories. The determination of borders and landmarks presented a single view of the world as seen through the lens of power and authority. Continue reading
Recognitions, August 19
The first day of classes for the fall semester brings; the 2020 Chancellor’s professors are announced; UTIA’s director of specialized giving is appointed to the NAADA Board of Directors;TCE associate professor wins Best Case Study award from ASCE; the Executive Director of the Tennessee Geographic Alliance receives the Outstanding Support for Geography Education Award from NCGE; UTIA announces the new head of the Department of Food Science; and an assistant professor in the Department of Geography receives the Higher Education Distinguished Teaching Award from NCGE. Continue reading
Recognitions, July 8
The first half of July brings; a Department of Nuclear Engineering professor presented with a lifetime achievement award from the American Nuclear Society (ANS); a professor in the Department of Geography wins the Zemkehr Prize for Scholarship; Assistant Professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering receives the Early Career Reactor Physicist Award from the American Nuclear Society (ANS); and a professor in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering receives the Best Associate Editor Award. Continue reading
Volunteer Legacy Evident in Disaster Relief Efforts for Tornado Victims
Being a UT Volunteer is more than cheering for a football team and wearing orange. It is the continuation of a legacy of service and caring for the community. In the wake of Middle Tennessee’s recent catastrophic tornadoes, Vols are stepping up, in both big and small ways, to support disaster relief efforts.