Commercial Appeal Interviews Stephen V. Ash, professor emeritus of history, for 150th Anniversary of ‘Memphis Massacre’
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WUOT 91.9 FM interviewed Kelsey Ellis, assistant professor of geography, about her new research project that aims to study the impact of tornadoes in Southern states.
The Christian Science Monitor interviewed Todd M. Freeberg for a story about the similarities between bird and human communication.
Smithsonian Magazine featured Daniel Simberloff in this story examining the idea of “rewilding” landscapes to return them to a natural state. The magazine highlighted Simberloff’s recent study, which indicates that efforts to restore land back to its natural state by reintroducing wild animals may be limited at best.
Forensic Magazine featured UT’s Anthropology Research Facility–commonly known as the Body Farm–in this story about new forensic techniques that might help law enforcement solve crimes.
After Super Tuesday in Tennessee, the state’s influence in the 2016 presidential election is pretty much over. The Knoxville News Sentinel spoke with Anthony Nownes, professor of political science, about Tennessee’s impact in what is shaping up to be a contentious race for the White House.
Suzanne Lenhart, a professor of mathematics and a passionate advocate for women and other underrepresented groups in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, has been selected as a James R. Cox Professor.
UT celebrates National Poetry Month this April with a look at some faculty writers who are making their mark on the region and the world.
Dawnie Steadman, director of UT’s Forensic Anthropology Center, will be featured in National Geographic’s Faces of Death show, which airs 8:00 p.m., Sunday, April 3, on the National Geographic Channel.
A leading UT expert on spiders who has worked to make science education more accessible to public school students has received a top award from the Southeastern Conference. Susan Riechert was honored with the 2016 SEC Faculty Achievement Award.