The Christian Science Monitor cited David Anderson, associate head of the Department of Anthropology, in a story about research findings which indicate that stone tools, mastodon bones, and mastodon dung hold clues into the lives of prehistoric humans that lived in Florida.
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The (Lenoir City) News-Herald recently featured several UT graduate students who visited Greenback School this month to teach sixth-grade students about science through a series of workshops related to ecosystems, DNA and termites.
The Washington Post recently interviewed Anthony Nownes, a professor of political science, for a story examining the impact of endorsements from celebrities and sports figures in this year’s presidential election.
The New York Times recently highlighted faculty and students’ poems written in tribute to Zaevion Dobson, a Knoxville teen who died while shielding two young girls from gunfire.
George Kabalka, a chemistry professor whose research has helped in the advancement of imaging techniques used in the medical field, will retire from UT after a forty-six-year career.
Jian Liu, an assistant professor of physics, is among the group a scientists who have used light-driven experimental techniques to both manipulate and reveal the magnetic properties in materials.
The UT Physics and Astronomy Department will be sponsoring “Observing The Transit Of Mercury” Monday, May 9, on the roof of the Alvin H. Nielsen Physics Building. The roof will be open 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Rich Pacelle, head of the UT Department of Political Science, this week made several appearances in national and local media on topics ranging from guns on campus to the future of the presidential race.
The Washington Post recently featured UT political science graduate Abdusalam Omer in this story about his efforts to bring change to the nation of Somalia
MSN quoted history professor Dan Feller in this story examining whether Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has what it takes to be and act “presidential.”