Gizmodo, Science Daily, and Phys.org recently featured a study co-authored by Kristen Savell, a third-year doctoral student in the Department of Anthropology. The paper is among the first to document how evolutionary selection has shaped variation in human limbs across the globe.
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Daniel Simberloff, Gore Hunger Professor of Environmental Studies, weighs in on an industry debate—is biocontrol a better alternative to pesticides– in this Slate story.
Jioni Lewis, assistant professor of psychology, has received two national awards for helping to advance the understanding of race and ethnicity.
Jessi Grieser, assistant professor of English, spoke with American University Radio WAMU 88.5 for a story exploring whether residents of Washington DC have an accent.
The Knoxville News Sentinel interviewed Robert Durán, assistant professor of sociology, for a story about the reasons that drive Knoxville gang membership.
Smithsonian Magazine recently interviewed Vladimir Dinets, assistant research professor of psychology and an animal behaviorist, for a story about new threats to crocodiles, animals that have long been considered indestructible.
The Humanities Center has announced a new class of fellows for the 2016-17 academic year.
The Christian Science Monitor featured the research of political science professor Anthony Nownes in a story examining whether celebrity endorsements could help or hurt candidates in the presidential race.
Nathan Kelly, associate professor of political science, wrote this column for The Hill tackling several topics including financial deregulation, the Republican Party repeating history and Democrats’ need to break from the recent past.
The Knoxville Mercury highlighted Chris Hebert’s new novel, Angels of Detroit, in this story.