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“A Discussion of Health Justice in the Black Community” set for October 28

Protests in Ferguson, Missouri, over the police shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown prompted a discussion among several student leaders at UTC, who exchanged their thoughts about what racism looks like in the 21st century.  Those discussions motivated the students to take action. The Black Issues Steering Committee began a speaker series this semester, to discuss issues in the black community “in an effort to deepen students’ knowledge

Nobel Laureate Thomas J. Sargent addresses UTC crowd

Dr. Thomas J. Sargent is quite sure that President Obama knows two countries that use U.S. currency, but he doubts he could name the third country. Sargent, the William R. Berkeley Professor of Economics and Business at New York University who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 2011 for his “empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy,”

Holocaust lecture, discussion scheduled for October 14

Following the talk, there will be a spirited discussion on Holocaust memory, anti-Semitism in Europe and how teenagers in America, Europe and Israel are using social media to create and share projects.

Conference sheds light on beginning of World War I

Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the start of WWI, conference features scholars from all over the US and at least four other countries.

Presentation: Mammalian communal care of offspring

Major goal of this research is to determine the ecological and evolutionary conditions favoring plural breeding with communal care.

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