November 25, 2014
Following the Ferguson grand jury decision not to file charges against a police officer who shot and killed an unarmed youth, students on campus stage a march to protest police violence in Missouri. A complaint has been filed against UTMC for the use of animals in physician training; Fayth Atkins more information and a reaction from UT administrators. The UT police department adds a K-9 unit to the force to help detect explosives at events on campus. A student in the College of Business and Innovation has started a business to help people achieve a healthier lifestyle. Chris Dyer reports from the Great American Smokeout where students and staff get help to quit smoking. Cody Smith attends an event sponsored by the Catherine S. Eberly Center to celebrate Native American Heritage Month. Guyton Mathews has highlights of the Rocket women's basketball team's regular season home opener against St. Bonaventure.
For more information about the Black Swamp Inter-Tribal Foundation featured in the Native American Heritage Month feature, click here.