Anthropology associate professor Tricia Redeker Hepner recently discussed the issue of democracy in Turkey in the Inaugural column of the “Human Rights Monitor” for Anthropology News.
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A group of local middle school students who designed a microgravity experiment to test a treatment for common pinkeye in space will travel to Cape Canaveral in February to watch their experiment take flight. Gary LeCleir, assistant research professor in the Department of Microbiology, helped the students design their experiment using a common pinkeye bacteria.
UT’s Jan Simek will appear in the National Geographic series The Story of God with Morgan Freeman on Monday, January 23. The segment will air at 9 p.m. on the National Geographic Channel. In the episode, Simek and Beau Carroll, a UT anthropology graduate student and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, talk to Freeman about ancient religion.
Jeffrey MacCabe, a longtime faculty member in the Department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology, passed away December 29. He was 73. A memorial service will be held for MacCabe at 1 p.m. Saturday at Messiah Lutheran Church, 6900 Kingston Pike.
On Monday, January 16, people gathered across the nation to honor the late Martin Luther King Jr. Columbus Alive featured research by Derek Alderman, head of the Department of Geography, in examining the road it took to make this day a federal holiday.
The United Kingdom-based Daily Mail interviewed Hap McSween, a professor emeritus of earth and planetary sciences, on a recent development seen on the surface of Mars.
Earth and Planetary Sciences doctoral student Richard Cartwright was interviewed recently by Science News regarding some of his doctoral work on alluvial fans on the surface of Titan, the largest moon of Saturn. Devon Burr, associate professor of planetary science, also was featured in the article.
English professor Michael Lofaro spoke with WUOT All Things Considered host Brandon Hollingsworth on Monday, January 9, about writer James Agee.
USA Today, Forbes and the News Sentinel recently highlighted the research of Neil Williams, a fourth-year chemistry doctoral candidate in professor Sheng Dai’s research group. Williams is part of a team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory that discovered a method for removing carbon dioxide directly from air.
Have you ever wondered what’s going on inside the scaly exterior of reptiles? Graduate student Jordan Bush offers insight in a Scientific American guest blog post.