Dr. Heidi Beirich, Intelligence Project Director of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), will be a guest speaker at UTC on “The Rising Tide of Hate in America” on Wednesday, March 27, 6 p.m. at the UTC University Center Auditorium. Currently, there are over 1,000 known hate groups operating in the US, including neo-Nazis, Klansmen, white nationalists, neo-Confederates, racist skinheads, black separatists, border vigilantes, Patriot groups, and others. Membership…
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s basketball team will take on No. 6 seed Nebraska in the NCAA Tournament. The Lady Mocs are a No. 11 seed and will head to College Station, Texas. Tipoff is set for Saturday, March 23, at 6:30 p.m. (E.D.T.) at the Reed Arena on the campus of Texas A&M. The game will also broadcast live online on ESPN3. Read more here.
The UTC Department of History, with the support of the UTC Speakers & Special Events Committee and the UTC ThinkAchieve program, announces two upcoming lectures this week by two noted Classical archaeologists.
“Violence and Sentiment in Human History: Trojans, Greeks, Stormtroopers, and Mafiosi” is the title of the 2013 UTC Lecture in the Humanities to be delivered by Kenneth R. Jones on Thursday, March 21, at 7 p.m. in Grote Hall, Room 129. Admission is free and this event is open to the public.