A report last month from the Georgetown University Health Policy Insitute Center for Children and Families found Tennessee has a higher uninsured rate for women of child-bearing age compared to states with expanded Medicaid.
Local opposition to Gov. Bill Lee’s school voucher proposal remains as members of the state House and Senate work toward a compromise on two different versions of the legislation.
A March 29 fire destroyed a building at the historic Highlander Education and Research Center in New Market in an apparent attack by white nationalists.
The legislation was approved last week by the Senate Education Committee and House Finance Subcommittee.
East Tennessee State University students, staff and faculty gathered at Borchuck Plaza Wednesday urging campus leadership to institute pay raises for adjunct professors.
Many adjunct professors at East Tennessee State University have to work other part-time jobs to make ends meet.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A member of the East Tennessee State University community traveled to Capitol Hill Tuesday to join more than 200 advocates urging the nation’s lawmakers to make investments in early childhood care and provide humanitarian support for children abroad.
East Tennessee State University students, staff and faculty participated in an introspective activity held to generate discussions about the different sociopolitical advantages and disadvantages some face in society.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday directing federal agencies to link grants and funding for higher education with how colleges and universities protect campus free speech.
East Tennessee State University has been designated as a “Voter Friendly Campus” for the second consecutive two-year term.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee is the latest state to move closer to enacting one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation.
A bill seeking to ban abortions from the point a fetal heartbeat is detected gained the House Health Committee’s approval Tuesday, and it now appears destined to pass the Tennessee House of Representatives in the coming weeks.
According to a recent poll from Sandbar Solar, a solar installation company, only 47 percent of Tennesseans surveyed said they were prepared to make lifestyle changes to curb or stop the effects of climate change.
The experiences of people of color in Appalachia are often overlooked in many historical discussions about the region, which usually focus on the Scotch-Irish settlers who came to define understandings of contemporary mainstream Appalachian culture.
“Blacks in Appalachia: Southern Appalachia and the Modern Civil Rights Movement” will be addressed by Dr. William H. Turner in a free public lecture at East Tennessee State University on Monday, Feb. 11, at 4:30 p.m. in the Reece Museum.