Out of This World: UT Science Writing Specialist Awarded BOV Professorship
Professor Mark Littmann, Hill Chair of Excellence in Science Writing in the School of Journalism and Electronic Media at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been selected as the second recipient of the College of Communication and Information Board of Visitors Professorship.
The professorship—made possible by gifts from donors, including current and former members of the college’s Board of Visitors—is a three-year designation that recognizes and rewards outstanding faculty members whose research, creative activity, teaching, and academic and professional service have uniquely contributed to the mission of their school, the college and the university.
CCI Dean Mike Wirth said the … Read more “Out of This World: UT Science Writing Specialist Awarded BOV Professorship”
UT's Hill Lecture to Host NPR Science Correspondent Joe Palca
Joe Palca, award-winning science correspondent for National Public Radio, will give the annual Alfred and Julia Hill Lecture at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
The event, sponsored by the School of Journalism and Electronic Media, is free and open to the public. The lecture will be held in the auditorium of the College of Nursing, 1200 Volunteer Blvd.
Palca’s talk is titled “Explaining the Universe in Two Minutes or Less.”
In his presentation, Palca will demonstrate that anything, even complex subjects like quantum physics, can be explained to a certain level of abstraction in … Read more “UT's Hill Lecture to Host NPR Science Correspondent Joe Palca”