The Chicago Daily Herald interviewed Larry Taylor for a story exploring how the moon may have once been part of earth.
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Sheng Dai, a professor of chemistry with a joint appointment at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been named to a list of the most highly cited researchers in the world.
UT’s Joshua Inwood and Derek Alderman wrote an opinion editorial for the Knoxville News Sentinel about the importance of diverse programs to the success of students beyond their college careers.
Research on the evolution and function of play at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis at UT has culminated in a special issue of the journal Adaptive Behavior. The collection heavily features the research of Gordon Burghardt, who works on many aspects of animal behavior, play behavior, ethical treatment of animals, and zoo animal welfare.
Two UT professors have received National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships. Tore Olsson, assistant professor of history, and Tina Shepardson, professor of religious studies, received $50,400 each.
A new NIMBioS study sheds light on the strategies used by creationists to influence the way biology is taught in the classroom. The study reconstructed the evolutionary history of antievolution efforts in state legislatures to reveal the relationships among lawmaking efforts over the past decade.
US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, during a recent hearing about affirmative action, said students of color may be better off at “lesser schools” because many are “pushed ahead too fast.” UT’s Joshua Inwood told WATE-TV Channel 6 that Scalia’s comments may demonstrate how his power relationships and ideas about race inform his jurisprudence and may be outmoded.
On graduation day, some college students are overcome with fear because they don’t have a job waiting for them. Gabrielle Pozin, who graduated from UT on Friday, was one of those students. Almost. Pozin received the call of a lifetime en route to her post-commencement celebration lunch. With the call came the offer to be
In an essay published in PLOS Pathogens, Matt Gray, a researcher with the UT Institute of Agriculture Center for Wildlife Health, along with a coalition of international scientists describe a new threat to the survival of some North American salamanders.
The News Sentinel interviewed Erin Darby for a story about a new exhibit that features the photos of Syrian refugee children taken by a local man. The paper noted that Darby, assistant professor of religious studies, knows firsthand how seeing the faces of refugees can change someone. She often takes her students to Jordan for excavation projects and