WATE-TV Channel 6 recently interviewed Patrick Grzanka, assistant professor of psychology, about the compounded discrimination faced by people of color who also identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
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The New York Times recently featured a UT study showing that human decomposition is much more variable than that of either pigs or rabbits.
WBIR-TV Channel 10 highlighted the International Tuba Euphonium Conference that was recently held at UT.
A team of scientists from Tennessee has helped discover a new element that might bring the Volunteer State to the 117th slot on the periodic table. The name, “Tennessine,” recognizes the contribution of researchers at UT, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Vanderbilt University. Robert Grzywacz, director of the UT-ORNL Joint Institute for Nuclear Physics and Applicationsand
Nearly a third of all patients undergoing heart surgery experience kidney failure, yet little is known about why kidney injury occurs or how to prevent it. Now, for the first time, a team including NIMBioS researchers have investigated the causes of kidney injury, using a mathematical model that simulates typical open-heart surgery and the effects on a rat kidney.
Josh Inwood, associate professor of geography and Africana Studies, wrote a letter to the Knoxville News Sentinel about recent diversity cuts on the state level that have negatively impacted UT.
The Scientist interviewed Garriy Shteynberg, assistant professor of psychology, for this story exploring ways through which emotions could be spread among people. His research has shown that emotional contagion is enhanced in group settings.
WBIR-TV Channel 10 recently spoke with Bruce McKee, a professor in the Department of Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology, for a story about the use of DNA tests to explore one’s family history.
Indian Country Today featured history professor Dan Feller in this story about the US Treasury’s announcement to replace president Andrew Jackson with ex-slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the twenty-dollar bill.
Several national and international publications recently featured a new book co-edited by Stephen Blackwell, a UT professor of Russian in theDepartment of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures.